Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1845
Rep. Walter Coles [D-VA3, 1843-1845] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Virginia’s 3rd District, Democrat
Coles, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district from 1843 to 1845.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district (1839-1843); the representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district (1837-1839); and the representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson).
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||7||12.3%||58th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||32||23.5%||38th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||2||3.8%||13th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||19||13.1%||8th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||28||16.5%||28th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||61||49.6%||79th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||43||21.1%||45th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||39||22.7%||52nd|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||49||35.0%||79th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||37||21.8%||43rd|
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