Rep. George Mathews
Former Representative for Georgia’s 3rd District
Mathews was the representative for Georgia’s 3rd congressional district and was (unknown party). He served from 1789 to 1791.
Legislators who enslaved Black people
From May 1789 to Mar 1791, Mathews missed 10 of 109 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is on par with the median of 10.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1791. 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|
|Dec 1790-Mar 1791||23||4||17.4%||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