Letcher was the representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district from 1833 to 1835.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1831-1833); the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1829-1831); the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1825-1827; Adams); and the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1823-1825).
From Dec 1823 to Mar 1835, Letcher missed 276 of 1,283 roll call votes, which is 21.5%. This is on par with the median of 18.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1835. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||79||11||13.9%||57th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||15||2||13.3%||43rd|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||36||22.5%||79th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||15||20.5%||47th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||185||38||20.5%||77th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||88||18||20.5%||78th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||7||13.2%||68th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||47||32.9%||86th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||1||1||100.0%||98th|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||24||22.9%||64th|
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