Clark was the representative for Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1829 to 1831.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Kentucky’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817; and the representative for Kentucky’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1813 to 1815.
From May 1813 to Mar 1831, Clark missed 283 of 1,041 roll call votes, which is 27.2%. This is worse than the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1831. 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 1813-Apr 1814||110||35||31.8%||73rd|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||42||39.6%||88th|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||34||47.2%||88th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||25||15.6%||59th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||26||35.6%||84th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||185||39||21.1%||70th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||88||26||29.5%||82nd|
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