McLane, a Jackson, was a senator from Delaware from 1827 to 1829.
He was previously the representative for Delaware's at-large district (1825-1827); the representative for Delaware's at-large district (1823-1825; Jacksonian); the representative for Delaware's at-large district (1821-1823; Federalist); the representative for Delaware's at-large district (1819-1821; Federalist); and the representative for Delaware's at-large district (1817-1819; Federalist).
From Dec 1827 to Mar 1829, McLane missed 70 of 254 roll call votes, which is 27.6%. This is much worse than the median of 12.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1829. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||175||39||22.3%||89th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||63||31||49.2%||93rd|
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