Vining, a Federalist, was a senator from Delaware from 1793 to 1799.
He was previously the representative for Delaware's at-large district (1791-1793; Pro-Administration); and the representative for Delaware's at-large district (1789-1791; Pro-Administration).
From Jan 1794 to Jan 1798, Vining missed 88 of 198 roll call votes, which is 44.4%. This is much worse than the median of 20.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1798. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1794-Mar 1795||19||8||42.1%||62nd|
|Dec 1795-Jan 1796||7||6||85.7%||95th|
|Dec 1797-Feb 1798||6||6||100.0%||91st|
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