Washington was the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district and was an Anti Jacksonian. He served from 1835 to 1837.
He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 3rd congressional district as an Anti Jacksonian from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Maryland’s 3rd congressional district as an Anti Jacksonian from 1829 to 1831; and the representative for Maryland’s 3rd congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829.
From Dec 1827 to Mar 1837, Washington missed 341 of 1,426 roll call votes, which is 23.9%. This is on par with the median of 21.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||159||20||12.6%||64th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||18||24.7%||62nd|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||185||15||8.1%||32nd|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||88||9||10.2%||51st|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||8||15.1%||69th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||28||19.6%||60th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||25||43.9%||92nd|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||53||39.0%||78th|
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