Mackey was the representative for South Carolina’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1883 to 1885.
He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1881 to 1883; and the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as an Ind. Republican from 1875 to 1877.
From Dec 1875 to Jan 1884, Mackey missed 143 of 330 roll call votes, which is 43.3%. This is much worse than the median of 29.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1884. 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|
|Dec 1875-Mar 1876||59||42||71.2%||98th|
|Dec 1882-Mar 1883||100||18||18.0%||28th|
|Dec 1883-Feb 1884||11||3||27.3%||68th|
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