Pickens was a senator from Alabama and was a Jackson. He served from 1826 to 1827.
He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 12th congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817; the representative for North Carolina’s 12th congressional district as a Republican from 1813 to 1815; and the representative for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813.
From Apr 1826 to May 1826, Pickens missed 45 of 54 roll call votes, which is 83.3%. This is much worse than the median of 9.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1826. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1825-May 1826||54||45||83.3%||91st|
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