Lumpkin was a senator from Georgia and was a Democrat. He served from 1837 to 1841.
He was previously the representative for Georgia as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Georgia as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Georgia’s 4th congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829; and the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1815 to 1817.
From Dec 1837 to Mar 1841, Lumpkin missed 127 of 701 roll call votes, which is 18.1%. This is on par with the median of 22.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816 (House)||72||4||5.6%||9th|
|1817 Jan-Mar (House)||41||11||26.8%||56th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828 (House)||160||7||4.4%||24th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829 (House)||73||22||30.1%||59th|
|Dec 1829-May 1830 (House)||185||29||15.7%||59th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831 (House)||88||7||8.0%||18th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838 (Senate)||63||0||0.0%||0th|
|1838 Mar-May (Senate)||92||8||8.7%||25th|
|1838 Jun-Jul (Senate)||78||16||20.5%||48th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839 (Senate)||134||76||56.7%||91st|
|1840 Jan-Feb (Senate)||36||1||2.8%||12th|
|1840 Mar-May (Senate)||79||1||1.3%||0th|
|1840 Jun-Jul (Senate)||148||15||10.1%||16th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841 (Senate)||71||10||14.1%||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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo