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Rep. Tilghman Howard

Former Representative for Indiana’s 7th District

Howard was the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1839 to 1841.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1839 to Jul 1840, Howard missed 251 of 628 roll call votes, which is 40.0%. This is worse than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1840. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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