Forsyth, a Jackson, was a senator from Georgia from 1831 to 1835.
He was previously a senator from Georgia (1829-1831); the representative for Georgia's 2nd congressional district (1827-1829); the representative for Georgia (1825-1827); the representative for Georgia (1823-1825; Democratic Republican); a senator from Georgia (1818-1819; Republican); the representative for Georgia (1817-1819; Republican); the representative for Georgia (1815-1817; Republican); and the representative for Georgia (1813-1815; Republican).
From Dec 1818 to Jun 1834, Forsyth missed 180 of 858 roll call votes, which is 21.0%. This is worse than the median of 15.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1834. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1818-Mar 1819||47||10||21.3%||33rd|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||178||25||14.0%||74th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||83||19||22.9%||80th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||13||1||7.7%||34th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||137||44||32.1%||71st|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||13||1||7.7%||81st|
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