Foot was the representative for Connecticut and was an Anti-Jacksonian. He served from 1833 to 1834.
He was previously a senator from Connecticut as an Adams from 1827 to 1833; the representative for Connecticut as an Adams from 1823 to 1825; and the representative for Connecticut as an Adams from 1819 to 1821.
From Dec 1827 to Mar 1833, Foot missed 18 of 937 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is better than the median of 12.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1833. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1819-May 1820 (House)||88||3||3.4%||8th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821 (House)||59||1||1.7%||0th|
|Dec 1823-May 1824 (House)||79||3||3.8%||20th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825 (House)||15||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828 (Senate)||175||6||3.4%||6th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829 (Senate)||63||2||3.2%||12th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830 (Senate)||178||8||4.5%||13th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831 (Senate)||83||0||0.0%||0th|
|1829 Mar-Mar (Senate)||16||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832 (Senate)||13||0||0.0%||0th|
|1832 Mar-May (Senate)||81||1||1.2%||3rd|
|1832 Jun-Jul (Senate)||191||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833 (Senate)||137||1||0.7%||3rd|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834 (House)||35||1||2.9%||14th|
|1834 Mar-May (House)||57||6||10.5%||18th|
|1834 Jun-Jun (House)||1||1||100.0%||96th|
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