Wood was the representative for Ohio’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1849 to 1851.
From Dec 1849 to Sep 1850, Wood missed 101 of 437 roll call votes, which is 23.1%. This is on par with the median of 21.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1850. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1849-Feb 1850||106||10||9.4%||29th|
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