Stokes, a Republican, was the representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district from 1865 to 1871.
He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district (1859-1861; Ind. Republican-Democrat).
From Dec 1859 to Mar 1871, Stokes missed 242 of 1,941 roll call votes, which is 12.5%. This is better than the median of 25.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1871. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1859-Feb 1860||69||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1860-Mar 1861||141||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1865-Feb 1866||2||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1866-Mar 1867||224||24||10.7%||19th|
|Dec 1867-Feb 1868||142||31||21.8%||53rd|
|Dec 1868-Mar 1869||197||25||12.7%||17th|
|Dec 1869-Feb 1870||71||4||5.6%||8th|
|Dec 1870-Mar 1871||158||39||24.7%||57th|
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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo