Thompson was the representative for New York’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1809 to 1811.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1809; and the representative for New York’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1799 to 1801.
From Dec 1799 to Mar 1811, Thompson missed 114 of 624 roll call votes, which is 18.3%. This is on par with the median of 19.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1811. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1799-May 1800||54||5||9.3%||43rd|
|Nov 1800-Mar 1801||42||5||11.9%||65th|
|Nov 1808-Mar 1809||116||24||20.7%||58th|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||29||1||3.4%||9th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||104||24||23.1%||55th|
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