Doty was the representative for Wisconsin’s 3rd congressional district and was an Ind. Democrat. He served from 1851 to 1853.
He was previously the representative for Wisconsin’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; the representative for Wisconsin as a Democrat from 1839 to 1841; and the representative for Wisconsin as a Democrat from 1837 to 1839.
From Dec 1849 to Mar 1853, Doty missed 139 of 1,027 roll call votes, which is 13.5%. This is better than the median of 27.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1853. 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 1849-Feb 1850||108||11||10.2%||30th|
|Dec 1850-Mar 1851||133||27||20.3%||49th|
|Dec 1851-Mar 1852||96||8||8.3%||9th|
|Dec 1852-Mar 1853||114||16||14.0%||11th|
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