Nelson, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 18th congressional district from 1817 to 1819.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 18th congressional district (1815-1817).
From Jan 1817 to Mar 1819, Nelson missed 30 of 147 roll call votes, which is 20.4%. This is worse than the median of 15.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1819. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||64||13||20.3%||67th|
|Nov 1818-Mar 1819||42||10||23.8%||72nd|
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