Preston, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 4th congressional district from 1795 to 1797.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 4th congressional district (1793-1795).
From Jan 1794 to Mar 1797, Preston missed 45 of 152 roll call votes, which is 29.6%. This is worse than the median of 15.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1797. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Nov 1794-Mar 1795||15||4||26.7%||72nd|
|Dec 1796-Mar 1797||40||22||55.0%||92nd|
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