Rep. Joseph Elam
Former Representative from Louisiana's 4th District
|Representative||Louisiana's 4th District|
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From Oct 1877 to Mar 1881, Elam missed 152 of 810 roll call votes, which is 18.8%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1881. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1877-Feb 1878||56||9||16.1%||53rd|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||113||9||8.0%||19th|
|Dec 1879-Feb 1880||34||16||47.1%||83rd|
|Dec 1880-Mar 1881||119||41||34.5%||69th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000