Wickliffe was the representative for Kentucky’s 5th congressional district and was an Unionist. He served from 1861 to 1863.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 9th congressional district as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Kentucky’s 9th congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Kentucky’s 9th congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Kentucky’s 9th congressional district as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827; and the representative for Kentucky’s 9th congressional district as a Jacksonian from 1823 to 1825.
From Dec 1823 to Mar 1863, Wickliffe missed 298 of 1,811 roll call votes, which is 16.5%. This is better than the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1863. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||79||11||13.9%||0th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||15||3||20.0%||0th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||24||15.0%||0th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||13||17.8%||0th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||185||19||10.3%||0th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||88||30||34.1%||0th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||6||11.3%||0th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||13||9.1%||0th|
|Dec 1861-Feb 1862||75||15||20.0%||44th|
|Dec 1862-Mar 1863||273||49||17.9%||21st|
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