Stewart, a Whig, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district from 1847 to 1849.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district (1845-1847); the representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district (1843-1845); the representative for Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district (1833-1835; Anti Masonic); the representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district (1831-1833; Anti Masonic); the representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); the representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district (1825-1827; Jackson); the representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district (1823-1825; Anti Mason); and the representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district (1821-1823; Republican).
From Dec 1821 to Mar 1849, Stewart missed 1,032 of 3,039 roll call votes, which is 34.0%. This is worse than the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1821-May 1822||71||8||11.3%||50th|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||79||19||24.1%||71st|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||15||4||26.7%||86th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||49||30.6%||86th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||21||28.8%||50th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||14||26.4%||73rd|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||56||39.2%||91st|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||18||51.4%||92nd|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||39||37.1%||75th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||75||53.6%||90th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||55||32.4%||77th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||69||46.3%||88th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||68||38.0%||77th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||29||28.7%||64th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||95||61.3%||98th|
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