From Dec 1932 to Dec 1940, Kennedy missed 116 of 777 roll call votes, which is 14.9%. This is worse than the median of 7.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1940. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1932-Mar 1933||37||7||18.9%||64th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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