Davis was the representative for Illinois’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1855 to 1857.
From Aug 1856 to Mar 1857, Davis missed 133 of 251 roll call votes, which is 53.0%. This is much worse than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1857. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1856-Mar 1857||229||111||48.5%||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