Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1849
Rep. William Goggin [W-VA5, 1847-1849] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Virginia’s 5th District, Whig
Goggin, a Whig, was the representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district from 1847 to 1849.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district (1843-1845); and the representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district (1839-1843).
From Dec 1839 to Mar 1849, Goggin missed 449 of 2,574 roll call votes, which is 17.4%. This is better than the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||11||6.5%||4th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||13||10.6%||4th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||14||6.9%||7th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||80||46.5%||80th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||33||30||90.9%||98th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||59||34.7%||85th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||2||2.0%||0th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||2||1.3%||1st|
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