Crittenden, a Unionist, was the representative for Kentucky's 8th congressional district from 1861 to 1863.
He was previously a senator from Kentucky (1855-1861; American); a senator from Kentucky (1842-1849; Whig); a senator from Kentucky (1835-1841; Whig); and a senator from Kentucky (1817-1819; Republican).
From Jul 1861 to Mar 1863, Crittenden missed 311 of 638 roll call votes, which is 48.7%. This is much worse than the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1863. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1861-Feb 1862||75||26||34.7%||70th|
|Dec 1862-Mar 1863||273||174||63.7%||88th|
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