Everett was a senator from Massachusetts and was a Whig. He served from 1853 to 1855.
He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 4th congressional district as a Whig from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Massachusetts’s 4th congressional district as a Whig from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Massachusetts’s 4th congressional district as a Whig from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Massachusetts’s 4th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 4th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827.
From Mar 1853 to Dec 1854, Everett missed 51 of 150 roll call votes, which is 34.0%. This is worse than the median of 25.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1854. 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|
|1826 Jan-May (House)||58||0||0.0%||0th|
|1827 Jan-Mar (House)||53||7||13.2%||50th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828 (House)||160||38||23.8%||50th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829 (House)||73||8||11.0%||0th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830 (House)||185||15||8.1%||0th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831 (House)||88||24||27.3%||0th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832 (House)||53||5||9.4%||0th|
|1832 Mar-May (House)||98||25||25.5%||50th|
|1832 Jun-Jul (House)||168||14||8.3%||50th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833 (House)||143||6||4.2%||0th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834 (House)||35||1||2.9%||0th|
|1834 Mar-May (House)||92||41||44.6%||67th|
|1834 Jun-Jun (House)||95||7||7.4%||0th|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835 (House)||105||20||19.0%||33rd|
|Dec 1853-Mar 1854 (Senate)||51||19||37.3%||62nd|
|1854 Apr-Jul (Senate)||75||30||40.0%||69th|
|Dec 1854-Mar 1855 (Senate)||1||0||0.0%||0th|
|1853 Mar-Apr (Senate)||23||2||8.7%||9th|
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