Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. William Johnson [W-MD5, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Maryland’s 5th District, Whig
Johnson, a Whig, was the representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
He was previously the representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district (1837-1839); and the representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district (1833-1835; Anti Jacksonian).
From Dec 1833 to Mar 1843, Johnson missed 1,240 of 2,527 roll call votes, which is 49.1%. This is much worse than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1843. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||7||20.0%||81st|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||38||36.2%||91st|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||8||15.4%||55th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||55||37.9%||83rd|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||54||31.8%||79th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||59||48.0%||84th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||85||41.7%||85th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||86||50.0%||92nd|
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