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Rep. Thomas Ruffin

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 2nd District

Ruffin, a Democrat, was the representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district (1857-1859); the representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district (1855-1857); and the representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district (1853-1855).

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1853 to Mar 1861, Ruffin missed 211 of 2,317 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is better 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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