Cuthbert was a senator from Georgia and was a Democrat. He served from 1837 to 1843.
He was previously a senator from Georgia as a Jackson from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Georgia as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1823 to 1825; the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1815 to 1817; and the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1813 to 1815.
From Jan 1834 to Mar 1843, Cuthbert missed 750 of 2,074 roll call votes, which is 36.2%. This is much worse than the median of 18.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1843. 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 1833-Feb 1834||1||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||21||13||61.9%||87th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||190||62||32.6%||80th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||63||2||3.2%||7th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||134||59||44.0%||86th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||71||42||59.2%||98th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||44||44||100.0%||93rd|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||127||60||47.2%||94th|
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