Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. Sampson Butler [D-SC4, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district.
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Former Representative from South Carolina’s 4th District, Democrat
Butler, a Democrat, was the representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
From Dec 1839 to Aug 1842, Butler missed 876 of 1,551 roll call votes, which is 56.5%. This is much worse than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1842. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||57||33.5%||82nd|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||42||34.1%||62nd|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||202||93||46.0%||89th|
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