Rep. James Izlar
Former Representative for South Carolina’s 1st District
Izlar was the representative for South Carolina’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1893 to 1895.
Legislators who enslaved Black people
From Apr 1894 to Mar 1895, Izlar missed 23 of 149 roll call votes, which is 15.4%. This is better than the median of 37.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1895. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1894-Mar 1895||48||6||12.5%||16th|
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