Garfield, a Republican, was President of the United States from 1881 to 1881.
He was previously the representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district (1877-1881); the representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district (1875-1877); the representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district (1873-1875); the representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district (1865-1873); and the representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district (1863-1865).
From Dec 1863 to Jun 1880, Garfield missed 1,307 of 4,577 roll call votes, which is 28.6%. This is on par with the median of 27.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 1880. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1863-Feb 1864||130||29||22.3%||58th|
|Dec 1864-Mar 1865||171||31||18.1%||37th|
|Dec 1865-Feb 1866||105||19||18.1%||67th|
|Dec 1866-Mar 1867||224||68||30.4%||75th|
|Dec 1867-Feb 1868||142||49||34.5%||82nd|
|Dec 1868-Mar 1869||197||75||38.1%||82nd|
|Dec 1869-Feb 1870||71||23||32.4%||89th|
|Dec 1870-Mar 1871||158||43||27.2%||61st|
|Dec 1871-Feb 1872||89||13||14.6%||50th|
|Dec 1872-Mar 1873||150||40||26.7%||52nd|
|Dec 1873-Feb 1874||78||13||16.7%||54th|
|Dec 1874-Mar 1875||235||78||33.2%||76th|
|Dec 1875-Mar 1876||60||14||23.3%||67th|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||125||42||33.6%||81st|
|Dec 1877-Feb 1878||56||13||23.2%||65th|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||116||24||20.7%||54th|
|Dec 1879-Feb 1880||35||11||31.4%||64th|
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