From Jan 1826 to Mar 1843, Ward missed 726 of 2,566 roll call votes, which is 28.3%. This is on par with 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 1827-May 1828||160||28||17.5%||50th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||24||32.9%||67th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||7||13.2%||65th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||40||28.0%||74th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||1||2.9%||19th|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||31||29.5%||82nd|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||11||19.3%||71st|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||49||36.0%||86th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||59||28.9%||66th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||64||37.2%||79th|
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