Pleasants, a Republican, was a senator from Virginia from 1819 to 1823.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1817-1819); the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1815-1817); the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1813-1815); and the representative for Virginia's 16th congressional district (1811-1813).
From Jan 1820 to May 1822, Pleasants missed 7 of 182 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is better than the median of 12.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1822. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||52||4||7.7%||24th|
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