Poindexter, a Jackson, was a senator from Mississippi from 1830 to 1835.
He was previously the representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district (1817-1819; Republican); the representative for Mississippi (1811-1813); and the representative for Mississippi (1807-1811).
From Dec 1830 to Mar 1835, Poindexter missed 101 of 734 roll call votes, which is 13.8%. This is on par with the median of 15.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1835. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||83||14||16.9%||56th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||13||7||53.8%||87th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||137||27||19.7%||50th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||14||0||0.0%||0th|
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