From Feb 1842 to Aug 1846, McDuffie missed 229 of 685 roll call votes, which is 33.4%. This is much worse than the median of 16.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1846. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||1||1||100.0%||96th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||123||43||35.0%||91st|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||95||43||45.3%||95th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||28||11||39.3%||89th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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