Huntington was a senator from Connecticut and was a Whig. He served from 1845 to 1847.
He was previously a senator from Connecticut as a Whig from 1840 to 1845; the representative for Connecticut as a Whig from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Connecticut as a Whig from 1831 to 1833; and the representative for Connecticut as a Whig from 1829 to 1831.
From Jun 1840 to May 1848, Huntington missed 326 of 1,728 roll call votes, which is 18.9%. This is on par with the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1848. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||71||19||26.8%||58th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||44||7||15.9%||71st|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||127||37||29.1%||86th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||95||10||10.5%||58th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||29||8||27.6%||84th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||126||19||15.1%||42nd|
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