Russell was the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1841 to 1843.
He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Ohio’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831; and the representative for Ohio’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829.
From Dec 1827 to Mar 1843, Russell missed 90 of 1,941 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1843. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||2||2.7%||0th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||184||5||2.7%||0th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||88||2||2.3%||5th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||23||16.1%||33rd|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||13||6.4%||11th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||3||1.7%||2nd|
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