Wilkins, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district from 1843 to 1845.
He was previously a senator from Pennsylvania (1831-1835; Jackson); and the representative for Pennsylvania (1829-1831).
From Dec 1843 to Mar 1844, Wilkins missed 11 of 102 roll call votes, which is 10.8%. This is better than the median of 23.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1844. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||101||10||9.9%||16th|
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