Phillips was the representative for Massachusetts’s 2nd congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1837 to 1839.
He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 2nd congressional district as a Whig from 1835 to 1837; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 2nd congressional district as a Whig from 1833 to 1835.
From Dec 1834 to Jul 1838, Phillips missed 238 of 894 roll call votes, which is 26.6%. This is on par with the median of 23.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1838. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||6||5.7%||17th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||9||15.8%||64th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||10||7.4%||3rd|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||22||42.3%||88th|
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