From Dec 1853 to Mar 1855, Williams missed 343 of 523 roll call votes, which is 65.6%. This is much worse than the median of 25.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1855. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1853-Mar 1854||51||3||5.9%||2nd|
|Dec 1854-Mar 1855||178||177||99.4%||97th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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