Tomlinson was a senator from Connecticut and was an Anti-Jacksonian. He served from 1831 to 1837.
He was previously the representative for Connecticut as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Connecticut as (unknown party) from 1823 to 1825; the representative for Connecticut as a Republican from 1821 to 1823; and the representative for Connecticut as a Republican from 1819 to 1821.
From Dec 1831 to Mar 1837, Tomlinson missed 103 of 1,090 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is better than the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||13||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||137||6||4.4%||4th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||14||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||21||1||4.8%||26th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||190||54||28.4%||67th|
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