Campbell was a senator from Tennessee and was a Republican. He served from 1815 to 1819.
He was previously a senator from Tennessee as a Republican from 1811 to 1815; the representative for Tennessee’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1809; the representative for Tennessee’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1805 to 1807; and the representative for Tennessee as a Republican from 1803 to 1805.
From Nov 1811 to Apr 1818, Campbell missed 146 of 563 roll call votes, which is 25.9%. This is much worse than the median of 14.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1818. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||28||7||25.0%||75th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||89||19||21.3%||50th|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||40||14||35.0%||93rd|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||136||57||41.9%||95th|
|Dec 1816-Mar 1817||53||5||9.4%||61st|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||67||24||35.8%||81st|
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