Morse was the representative for Maine’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1859 to 1861.
He was previously the representative for Maine’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1857 to 1859; and the representative for Maine’s 4th congressional district as a Whig from 1843 to 1845.
From Dec 1843 to Mar 1861, Morse missed 417 of 1,578 roll call votes, which is 26.4%. This is on par with the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||43||30.7%||79th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||53||31.2%||71st|
|Dec 1857-Feb 1858||104||26||25.0%||69th|
|Dec 1858-Mar 1859||196||34||17.3%||51st|
|Dec 1859-Feb 1860||69||9||13.0%||49th|
|Dec 1860-Mar 1861||141||42||29.8%||62nd|
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