skip to main content

 
Rep. Walter Coles

Former Representative for Virginia’s 3rd District

Coles was the representative for Virginia’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1843 to 1845.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1839 to 1843; the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1837 to 1839; and the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district as a Jackson from 1835 to 1837.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1835 to Mar 1845, Coles missed 804 of 3,256 roll call votes, which is 24.7%. This is on par with the median of 23.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1845. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: