Ruggles was the representative for Massachusetts’s 13th congressional district and was a Federalist. He served from 1817 to 1819.
He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 13th congressional district as a Federalist from 1815 to 1817; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 13th congressional district as a Federalist from 1813 to 1815.
From May 1813 to Mar 1819, Ruggles missed 44 of 571 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is better than the median of 15.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1819. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||110||19||17.3%||51st|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||1||0.9%||3rd|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||9||12.5%||22nd|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||64||1||1.6%||4th|
|Nov 1818-Mar 1819||42||1||2.4%||5th|
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