Wilmot was a senator from Pennsylvania and was a Republican. He served from 1861 to 1863.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847.
From Mar 1861 to Mar 1863, Wilmot missed 281 of 789 roll call votes, which is 35.6%. This is worse than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators 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 1861-Feb 1862||73||44||60.3%||90th|
|Dec 1862-Mar 1863||247||84||34.0%||75th|
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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo