Robertson was the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1817 to 1819.
He was previously the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817; and the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1815.
From Mar 1812 to Apr 1818, Robertson missed 111 of 603 roll call votes, which is 18.4%. This is on par with the median of 15.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1818. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||73||6||8.2%||24th|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||110||23||20.9%||60th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||21||19.8%||63rd|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||21||29.2%||66th|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||64||7||10.9%||35th|
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