Rep. William Maclay

Former Representative from New York’s 5th District, Democrat

Maclay, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 5th congressional district from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for New York's 5th congressional district (1857-1859); the representative for New York's 4th congressional district (1847-1849); the representative for New York's 4th congressional district (1845-1847); and the representative for New York's 4th congressional district (1843-1845).

Voting Record

From Dec 1843 to Mar 1861, Maclay missed 919 of 2,697 roll call votes, which is 34.1%. This is worse than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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