From Apr 1913 to Mar 1927, Walters missed 424 of 1,096 roll call votes, which is 38.7%. This is much worse than the median of 15.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1927. 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 1913-Feb 1914||24||6||25.0%||68th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||67||27||40.3%||81st|
|Dec 1919-Feb 1920||39||13||33.3%||70th|
|Dec 1920-Mar 1921||92||30||32.6%||81st|
|Dec 1921-Feb 1922||48||17||35.4%||63rd|
|Dec 1922-Mar 1923||60||26||43.3%||78th|
|Dec 1925-Feb 1926||22||1||4.5%||18th|
|Dec 1926-Mar 1927||33||22||66.7%||99th|
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