From Feb 1793 to May 1824, Taylor missed 22 of 204 roll call votes, which is 10.8%. This is on par with the median of 10.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1824. 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 1792-Mar 1793||7||0||0.0%||0th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||2||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1822-Mar 1823||28||2||7.1%||38th|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||130||19||14.6%||71st|
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