Thompson, a Whig, was the representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district from 1851 to 1853.
He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district (1845-1847).
From Dec 1845 to Aug 1852, Thompson missed 371 of 983 roll call votes, which is 37.7%. This is worse than the median of 27.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1852. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||40||26.8%||53rd|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||54||30.2%||55th|
|Dec 1851-Mar 1852||96||29||30.2%||61st|
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