From Jan 1834 to Oct 1837, King missed 93 of 700 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. This is better than the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||10||5||50.0%||96th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||21||2||9.5%||45th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||190||34||17.9%||43rd|
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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo