From Dec 1818 to Mar 1825, Palmer missed 101 of 454 roll call votes, which is 22.2%. This is much worse than the median of 10.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1825. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1818-Mar 1819||65||9||13.8%||59th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||52||16||30.8%||89th|
|Dec 1822-Mar 1823||29||11||37.9%||88th|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||130||22||16.9%||84th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||48||15||31.3%||92nd|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo