Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1857
Sen. James Jones [I-TN, 1851-1857] leaves office as Senator from Tennessee.
Former Senator from Tennessee, Ind. Republican-Democrat
Jones, an Ind. Republican-Democrat, was a senator from Tennessee from 1851 to 1857.
From Mar 1851 to Mar 1857, Jones missed 553 of 1,353 roll call votes, which is 40.9%. This is much worse than the median of 27.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1857. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1851-Mar 1852||38||12||31.6%||48th|
|Dec 1852-Mar 1853||127||32||25.2%||47th|
|Dec 1853-Mar 1854||51||8||15.7%||22nd|
|Dec 1854-Mar 1855||178||43||24.2%||40th|
|Dec 1856-Mar 1857||144||62||43.1%||84th|
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