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Rep. Thomas Sumter

Former Representative for South Carolina’s 8th District

Sumter was the representative for South Carolina’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1839 to 1843.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

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Primary Sources

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