Williams was the representative for South Carolina’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1811 to 1813.
He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 3rd congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1809; and the representative for South Carolina’s 3rd congressional district as a Republican from 1805 to 1807.
From Dec 1805 to Mar 1813, Williams missed 159 of 707 roll call votes, which is 22.5%. This is on par with the median of 18.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1813. 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 1805-Apr 1806||103||3||2.9%||6th|
|Dec 1806-Mar 1807||55||0||0.0%||0th|
|Nov 1808-Mar 1809||116||24||20.7%||66th|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||82||21||25.6%||81st|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||90||27||30.0%||76th|
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