Towns, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 3rd congressional district from 1845 to 1847.
He was previously the representative for Georgia (1837-1839); and the representative for Georgia (1835-1837; Jackson).
From Dec 1835 to Mar 1847, Towns missed 767 of 1,393 roll call votes, which is 55.1%. This is much worse than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1847. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||8||14.0%||65th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||45||86.5%||95th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||60||41.4%||78th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||102||78||76.5%||98th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||117||65.4%||95th|
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