Livingston was a senator from Louisiana and was a Jackson. He served from 1829 to 1831.
He was previously the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Jacksonian from 1823 to 1825; the representative for New York’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1799 to 1801; and the representative for New York’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1795 to 1799.
From Mar 1829 to Mar 1831, Livingston missed 41 of 277 roll call votes, which is 14.8%. This is on par with the median of 12.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1831. 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|
|1796 Jan-Jan (House)||3||0||0.0%||0th|
|1796 Mar-May (House)||40||22||55.0%||50th|
|Dec 1796-Mar 1797 (House)||40||16||40.0%||0th|
|1797 Jun-Jul (House)||34||17||50.0%||50th|
|Nov 1797-Feb 1798 (House)||19||3||15.8%||0th|
|1798 Mar-Jun (House)||42||29||69.0%||50th|
|1798 Jul-Jul (House)||16||1||6.2%||0th|
|Dec 1798-Mar 1799 (House)||44||10||22.7%||50th|
|Dec 1799-May 1800 (House)||54||30||55.6%||67th|
|Nov 1800-Mar 1801 (House)||42||18||42.9%||50th|
|Dec 1823-May 1824 (House)||79||13||16.5%||68th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825 (House)||15||5||33.3%||87th|
|1826 Jan-May (House)||58||8||13.8%||39th|
|1827 Jan-Mar (House)||53||11||20.8%||74th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828 (House)||160||23||14.4%||53rd|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829 (House)||73||58||79.5%||97th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830 (Senate)||178||31||17.4%||75th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831 (Senate)||83||10||12.0%||43rd|
|1829 Mar-Mar (Senate)||16||0||0.0%||0th|
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