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Rep. Thomas Bocock

Former Representative for Virginia’s 5th District

Bocock was the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1857 to 1859; the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1855 to 1857; the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; the representative for Virginia’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853; the representative for Virginia’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; and the representative for Virginia’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1847 to Mar 1861, Bocock missed 1,202 of 3,822 roll call votes, which is 31.4%. This is worse than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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