Johnson was a senator from Tennessee and was a Democrat. He served from 1875 to 1875.
He was previously President of the United States as a Democratic from 1865 to 1869; Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) as a Democratic from 1865 to 1865; a senator from Tennessee as a Democrat from 1857 to 1863; the representative for Tennessee’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853; the representative for Tennessee’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; the representative for Tennessee’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849; the representative for Tennessee’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for Tennessee’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.
From Mar 1857 to Mar 1875, Johnson missed 240 of 1,529 roll call votes, which is 15.7%. This is better than the median of 31.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1875. 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 1857-Feb 1858||57||5||8.8%||0th|
|Dec 1858-Mar 1859||269||19||7.1%||0th|
|Dec 1859-Feb 1860||43||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1860-Mar 1861||232||38||16.4%||20th|
|Dec 1861-Feb 1862||73||17||23.3%||60th|
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