Roane was the representative for Virginia’s 9th congressional district and was a Jackson. He served from 1835 to 1837.
He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 12th congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Virginia’s 12th congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Virginia’s 12th congressional district as a Republican from 1813 to 1815; the representative for Virginia’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813; and the representative for Virginia’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1809 to 1811.
From May 1809 to Mar 1837, Roane missed 355 of 1,924 roll call votes, which is 18.5%. This is on par with the median of 21.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||29||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||104||11||10.6%||0th|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||82||6||7.3%||50th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||90||16||17.8%||38th|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||110||24||21.8%||40th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||35||33.0%||89th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||1||0.6%||0th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||185||21||11.4%||55th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||88||5||5.7%||22nd|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||2||3.5%||13th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||136||100.0%||98th|
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