Van Swearingen, a Federalist, was the representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district from 1821 to 1823.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district (1819-1821).
From Dec 1819 to May 1822, Van Swearingen missed 49 of 218 roll call votes, which is 22.5%. This is worse than the median of 13.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1822. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1819-May 1820||88||9||10.2%||43rd|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||59||15||25.4%||79th|
|Dec 1821-May 1822||71||25||35.2%||89th|
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