Metcalfe, a Whig, was a senator from Kentucky from 1848 to 1849.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); the representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district (1825-1827; Adams); the representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district (1823-1825); the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1821-1823; Republican); and the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1819-1821; Republican).
From Apr 1848 to Mar 1849, Metcalfe missed 43 of 204 roll call votes, which is 21.1%. This is on par with the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||80||23||28.7%||65th|
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