Biggs, a Democrat, was a senator from North Carolina from 1855 to 1859.
He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district (1845-1847).
From Jan 1856 to May 1858, Biggs missed 68 of 670 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. This is better than the median of 25.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1858. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1856-Mar 1857||144||27||18.8%||42nd|
|Dec 1857-Feb 1858||55||3||5.5%||15th|
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