Stephenson was the representative for Virginia’s 16th congressional district and was a Federalist. He served from 1823 to 1825.
He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 2nd congressional district as a Federalist from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Virginia’s 2nd congressional district as a Federalist from 1809 to 1811; and the representative for Virginia’s 2nd congressional district as a Federalist from 1803 to 1805.
From Oct 1803 to Mar 1825, Stephenson missed 128 of 543 roll call votes, which is 23.6%. This is much worse than the median of 12.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1825. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||97||16||16.5%||40th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||35||8||22.9%||40th|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||29||3||10.3%||29th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||104||30||28.8%||71st|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||79||11||13.9%||61st|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||15||1||6.7%||19th|
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