From Dec 1839 to Mar 1849, Jameson missed 673 of 1,826 roll call votes, which is 36.9%. This is much worse than the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||37||21.8%||42nd|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||20||16.3%||8th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||21||15.0%||38th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||43||25.3%||60th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||57||56.4%||93rd|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||83||53.5%||95th|
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