Johnston was a senator from Louisiana from 1831 to 1833.
He was previously a senator from Louisiana (1824-1831; Adams); and the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district (1821-1823; Republican).
From Mar 1824 to Jun 1834, Johnston missed 158 of 1,320 roll call votes, which is 12.0%. This is on par with the median of 15.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1834. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||107||1||0.9%||14th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||48||4||8.3%||17th|
|Dec 1825-May 1826||124||12||9.7%||33rd|
|Dec 1826-Mar 1827||103||11||10.7%||46th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||175||6||3.4%||6th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||63||5||7.9%||50th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||178||20||11.2%||65th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||83||7||8.4%||16th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||13||2||15.4%||61st|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||137||51||37.2%||79th|
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