Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. Seth Gates [W-NY29, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for New York's 29th congressional district.
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Former Representative from New York’s 29th District, Whig
Gates, a Whig, was the representative for New York's 29th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
From Dec 1839 to Mar 1843, Gates missed 728 of 1,725 roll call votes, which is 42.2%. This is much worse than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1843. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||27||15.9%||39th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||38||30.9%||56th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||22||10.8%||21st|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||48||27.9%||56th|
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