Wright was the representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1821 to 1823.
He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817; the representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1815; the representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1809 to 1811; and a senator from Maryland as a Republican from 1801 to 1807.
From Dec 1810 to Mar 1823, Wright missed 208 of 978 roll call votes, which is 21.3%. This is worse than the median of 13.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1823. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||104||9||8.7%||8th|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||82||5||6.1%||35th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||90||30||33.3%||76th|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||110||20||18.2%||60th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||48||45.3%||95th|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||8||11.1%||36th|
|Dec 1821-May 1822||71||13||18.3%||69th|
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