Barnwell was a senator from South Carolina and was a Democrat. He served from 1850 to 1851.
He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Nullifier from 1831 to 1833; and the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831.
From Jun 1850 to Dec 1850, Barnwell missed 55 of 240 roll call votes, which is 22.9%. This is worse than the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1850. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1850-Mar 1851||11||11||100.0%||97th|
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