Chandler was a senator from Maine and was a Jackson. He served from 1823 to 1829.
He was previously a senator from Maine as a Republican from 1820 to 1823; the representative for Massachusetts’s 17th congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1809; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 17th congressional district as a Republican from 1805 to 1807.
From Dec 1820 to Mar 1829, Chandler missed 14 of 786 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better than the median of 9.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1829. 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 1805-Apr 1806 (House)||103||5||4.9%||0th|
|Dec 1806-Mar 1807 (House)||55||2||3.6%||0th|
|1807 Oct-Dec (House)||35||1||2.9%||20th|
|1808 Jan-Mar (House)||49||24||49.0%||60th|
|1808 Apr-Apr (House)||35||35||100.0%||80th|
|Nov 1808-Mar 1809 (House)||116||115||99.1%||90th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821 (Senate)||52||4||7.7%||29th|
|1822 Jan-May (Senate)||62||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1822-Mar 1823 (Senate)||29||1||3.4%||22nd|
|Dec 1823-May 1824 (Senate)||130||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825 (Senate)||48||1||2.1%||8th|
|Dec 1825-May 1826 (Senate)||124||4||3.2%||10th|
|Dec 1826-Mar 1827 (Senate)||103||2||1.9%||2nd|
|Dec 1827-May 1828 (Senate)||175||1||0.6%||0th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829 (Senate)||63||1||1.6%||10th|
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