Fairchild was the representative for New York’s 24th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1925 to 1927.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 24th congressional district as a Republican from 1923 to 1925; the representative for New York’s 24th congressional district as a Republican from 1921 to 1923; the representative for New York’s 24th congressional district as a Republican from 1917 to 1919; and the representative for New York’s 16th congressional district as a Republican from 1895 to 1897.
From Dec 1895 to Mar 1927, Fairchild missed 320 of 1,083 roll call votes, which is 29.5%. 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 and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1895-Feb 1896||18||1||5.6%||0th|
|Dec 1896-Mar 1897||62||23||37.1%||33rd|
|Dec 1917-Feb 1918||34||14||41.2%||91st|
|Dec 1918-Mar 1919||63||15||23.8%||66th|
|Dec 1921-Feb 1922||48||6||12.5%||23rd|
|Dec 1922-Mar 1923||60||24||40.0%||75th|
|Dec 1923-Feb 1924||30||1||3.3%||25th|
|Dec 1924-Mar 1925||54||1||1.9%||21st|
|Dec 1925-Feb 1926||22||2||9.1%||45th|
|Dec 1926-Mar 1927||33||5||15.2%||76th|
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