Sen. Powhatan Ellis
Former Senator from Mississippi
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From Dec 1825 to Jul 1832, Ellis missed 159 of 817 roll call votes, which is 19.5%. This is worse than the median of 12.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1832. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1825-May 1826||26||2||7.7%||29th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||173||13||7.5%||35th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||62||61||98.4%||96th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||178||15||8.4%||50th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||82||21||25.6%||82nd|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||11||3||27.3%||81st|
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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo