Wick was the representative for Indiana’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1847 to 1849.
He was previously the representative for Indiana’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for Indiana’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1839 to 1841.
From Dec 1839 to Mar 1849, Wick missed 453 of 1,871 roll call votes, which is 24.2%. This is on par with the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||42||24.7%||50th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||55||44.7%||62nd|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||34||22.8%||50th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||55||30.7%||60th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||22||21.8%||46th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||21||13.5%||30th|
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