Carter was the representative for Oklahoma’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1925 to 1927.
He was previously the representative for Oklahoma’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; the representative for Oklahoma’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1915 to 1923; and the representative for Oklahoma’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1915.
From Dec 1907 to Mar 1927, Carter missed 730 of 2,471 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, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1907-May 1908||270||68||25.2%||44th|
|Dec 1908-Mar 1909||42||10||23.8%||44th|
|Dec 1909-Feb 1910||18||7||38.9%||69th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||68||21||30.9%||72nd|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||58||22||37.9%||70th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||67||36||53.7%||91st|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||24||7||29.2%||75th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||67||15||22.4%||58th|
|Dec 1915-Feb 1916||16||1||6.2%||22nd|
|Dec 1916-Mar 1917||62||7||11.3%||46th|
|Dec 1917-Feb 1918||34||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1918-Mar 1919||63||13||20.6%||62nd|
|Dec 1919-Feb 1920||39||13||33.3%||70th|
|Dec 1920-Mar 1921||92||4||4.3%||15th|
|Dec 1921-Feb 1922||48||14||29.2%||57th|
|Dec 1922-Mar 1923||60||20||33.3%||67th|
|Dec 1923-Feb 1924||30||9||30.0%||54th|
|Dec 1924-Mar 1925||54||2||3.7%||38th|
|Dec 1925-Feb 1926||22||1||4.5%||18th|
|Dec 1926-Mar 1927||33||2||6.1%||51st|
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