Rich was the representative for Vermont’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1823 to 1825.
He was previously the representative for Vermont’s 3rd congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Vermont’s at-large district as a Republican from 1819 to 1821; the representative for Vermont’s at-large district as a Republican from 1817 to 1819; and the representative for Vermont’s at-large district as a Republican from 1813 to 1815.
From May 1813 to May 1824, Rich missed 36 of 779 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is better than the median of 12.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1824. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||110||9||8.2%||0th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||3||2.8%||0th|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||64||0||0.0%||0th|
|Nov 1818-Mar 1819||42||2||4.8%||18th|
|Dec 1819-May 1820||88||3||3.4%||18th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||59||4||6.8%||40th|
|Dec 1821-May 1822||71||2||2.8%||14th|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||79||10||12.7%||55th|
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