Coffroth was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1879 to 1881.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th congressional district as a Democrat from 1865 to 1867; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th congressional district as a Democrat from 1863 to 1865.
From Dec 1863 to Mar 1881, Coffroth missed 352 of 1,284 roll call votes, which is 27.4%. This is on par with the median of 27.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1881. 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 1863-Feb 1864||130||33||25.4%||68th|
|Dec 1864-Mar 1865||171||49||28.7%||68th|
|Dec 1865-Feb 1866||27||11||40.7%||89th|
|Dec 1879-Feb 1880||35||4||11.4%||22nd|
|Dec 1880-Mar 1881||119||15||12.6%||14th|
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