Rep. Lucas Elmendorf
Former Representative for New York’s 4th District
Elmendorf was the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1801 to 1803.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1799 to 1801; and the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1797 to 1799.
Legislators who enslaved Black people
From Jun 1797 to Mar 1803, Elmendorf missed 57 of 393 roll call votes, which is 14.5%. This is on par with the median of 17.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1803. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Nov 1797-Feb 1798||19||2||10.5%||56th|
|Dec 1798-Mar 1799||44||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1799-May 1800||54||8||14.8%||65th|
|Nov 1800-Mar 1801||42||8||19.0%||71st|
|Dec 1801-May 1802||94||4||4.3%||10th|
|Dec 1802-Mar 1803||48||4||8.3%||24th|
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