Sen. James Lloyd
Former Senator for Massachusetts
From Dec 1808 to May 1826, Lloyd missed 62 of 744 roll call votes, which is 8.3%. This is on par with the median of 9.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1826. 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 1808-Mar 1809||42||2||4.8%||0th|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||8||3||37.5%||67th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||53||2||3.8%||33rd|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||28||2||7.1%||33rd|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||89||7||7.9%||0th|
|Dec 1822-Mar 1823||29||2||6.9%||33rd|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||130||11||8.5%||57th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||48||6||12.5%||61st|
|Dec 1825-May 1826||124||14||11.3%||47th|
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