Newell was the representative for New Jersey’s 2nd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1865 to 1867.
He was previously the representative for New Jersey’s 2nd congressional district as a Whig from 1849 to 1851; and the representative for New Jersey’s 2nd congressional district as a Whig from 1847 to 1849.
From Dec 1847 to Mar 1867, Newell missed 659 of 1,663 roll call votes, which is 39.6%. This is worse than the median of 25.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1867. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||44||43.6%||60th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||33||21.3%||40th|
|Dec 1849-Feb 1850||108||54||50.0%||86th|
|Dec 1850-Mar 1851||133||87||65.4%||86th|
|Dec 1865-Feb 1866||105||36||34.3%||80th|
|Dec 1866-Mar 1867||224||77||34.4%||74th|
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