Parris was a senator from Maine and was a Jackson. He served from 1827 to 1829.
He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 20th congressional district as a Republican from 1817 to 1819; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 20th congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817.
From Dec 1827 to May 1828, Parris missed 3 of 175 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is better than the median of 9.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1828. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||175||3||1.7%||6th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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