Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1853
Sen. Joseph Underwood [W-KY, 1847-1853] leaves office as Senator from Kentucky.
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Former Senator from Kentucky, Whig
Underwood, a Whig, was a senator from Kentucky from 1847 to 1853.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district (1839-1843); the representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district (1837-1839); and the representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district (1835-1837).
From Dec 1847 to Mar 1853, Underwood missed 92 of 1,200 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is better than the median of 22.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||82||5||6.1%||10th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||80||2||2.5%||0th|
|Dec 1849-Feb 1850||22||4||18.2%||58th|
|Dec 1850-Mar 1851||141||7||5.0%||4th|
|Dec 1851-Mar 1852||38||4||10.5%||13th|
|Dec 1852-Mar 1853||127||11||8.7%||8th|
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