From Oct 1803 to Mar 1827, Sands missed 116 of 243 roll call votes, which is 47.7%. This is much worse than the median of 16.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1827. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||97||67||69.1%||60th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||35||35||100.0%||60th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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