New, a Republican, was the representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district from 1821 to 1823.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district (1817-1819); the representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district (1811-1813); the representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district (1803-1805); the representative for Virginia's 16th congressional district (1801-1803); the representative for Virginia's 16th congressional district (1799-1801); the representative for Virginia's 16th congressional district (1795-1799); and the representative for Virginia's 16th congressional district (1793-1795).
From Jan 1794 to Mar 1823, New missed 236 of 1,192 roll call votes, which is 19.8%. This is worse than the median of 13.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1823. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Nov 1794-Mar 1795||15||1||6.7%||0th|
|Dec 1796-Mar 1797||40||8||20.0%||33rd|
|Nov 1797-Feb 1798||19||1||5.3%||40th|
|Dec 1798-Mar 1799||44||1||2.3%||60th|
|Dec 1799-May 1800||54||3||5.6%||33rd|
|Nov 1800-Mar 1801||42||3||7.1%||50th|
|Dec 1801-May 1802||94||13||13.8%||25th|
|Dec 1802-Mar 1803||48||5||10.4%||38th|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||97||8||8.2%||11th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||35||3||8.6%||11th|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||82||21||25.6%||82nd|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||90||46||51.1%||94th|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||64||26||40.6%||88th|
|Nov 1818-Mar 1819||42||14||33.3%||94th|
|Dec 1821-May 1822||71||30||42.3%||93rd|
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