Fisher was the representative for North Carolina’s 10th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1839 to 1841.
He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1819 to 1821; and the representative for North Carolina’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1817 to 1819.
From Feb 1819 to Mar 1841, Fisher missed 361 of 920 roll call votes, which is 39.2%. This is worse than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Nov 1818-Mar 1819||22||5||22.7%||20th|
|Dec 1819-May 1820||88||12||13.6%||20th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||59||21||35.6%||60th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||38||22.4%||53rd|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||35||28.5%||43rd|
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