Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. Thomas Sumter [D-SC8, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for South Carolina's 8th congressional district.
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Former Representative from South Carolina’s 8th District, Democrat
Sumter, a Democrat, was the representative for South Carolina's 8th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
From Dec 1839 to Mar 1843, Sumter missed 675 of 1,725 roll call votes, which is 39.1%. 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||38||22.4%||61st|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||28||22.8%||33rd|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||94||46.1%||89th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||91||52.9%||93rd|
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