Child was the representative for New York’s 7th congressional district and was an Ind. Republican-Democrat. He served from 1855 to 1857.
From Feb 1856 to Feb 1856, Child missed 0 of 1 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1856. 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 1855-Mar 1856||1||0||0.0%||0th|
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