Baylies was the representative for Massachusetts’s 10th congressional district and was an Anti Jacksonian. He served from 1833 to 1835.
He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 8th congressional district as a Federalist from 1815 to 1817; the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district as a Federalist from 1813 to 1815; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district as a Federalist from 1809 to 1811.
From May 1809 to Mar 1835, Baylies missed 108 of 826 roll call votes, which is 13.1%. This is better than the median of 18.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1835. 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 1813-Apr 1814||110||10||9.1%||0th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||1||0.9%||10th|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||25||34.7%||75th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||2||5.7%||29th|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||13||12.4%||29th|
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