From Jan 1823 to Mar 1829, Carter missed 139 of 462 roll call votes, which is 30.1%. This is much worse than the median of 16.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1829. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||79||18||22.8%||76th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||15||4||26.7%||76th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||47||29.4%||80th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||33||45.2%||87th|
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