From Mar 1829 to Jan 1835, Sprague missed 146 of 850 roll call votes, which is 17.2%. This is on par with the median of 15.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1835. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||178||12||6.7%||48th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||83||17||20.5%||72nd|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||13||8||61.5%||92nd|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||137||30||21.9%||58th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||13||1||7.7%||81st|
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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo