Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1841
Rep. Waddy Thompson [W-SC6, 1839-1841] leaves office as Representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district.
Former Representative from South Carolina’s 6th District, Whig
Thompson, a Whig, was the representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district from 1839 to 1841.
He was previously the representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district (1837-1839); and the representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district (1835-1837; Anti Jacksonian).
From Dec 1835 to Mar 1841, Thompson missed 806 of 1,685 roll call votes, which is 47.8%. This is much worse than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||16||28.1%||85th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||50||36.8%||84th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||22||42.3%||91st|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||78||53.8%||93rd|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||66||38.8%||85th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||52||42.3%||68th|
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