Mattocks was the representative for Vermont’s 5th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1841 to 1843.
He was previously the representative for Vermont’s 5th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; and the representative for Vermont’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823.
From Dec 1821 to Mar 1843, Mattocks missed 54 of 1,180 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1843. 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 1821-May 1822||71||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||2||1.0%||0th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||3||1.7%||2nd|
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