Elections and Offices — Dec 31, 1853
Sen. Charles Atherton [D-NH, 1853-1853] leaves office as Senator from New Hampshire.
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Former Senator from New Hampshire, Democrat
Atherton, a Democrat, was a senator from New Hampshire from 1853 to 1853.
He was previously a senator from New Hampshire (1843-1849); the representative for New Hampshire (1839-1843); and the representative for New Hampshire (1837-1839).
From Jan 1844 to Apr 1853, Atherton missed 116 of 1,055 roll call votes, which is 11.0%. This is better than the median of 25.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||95||1||1.1%||0th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||29||3||10.3%||50th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||126||31||24.6%||57th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||82||7||8.5%||11th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||80||7||8.8%||4th|
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