Morgan was the representative for Missouri’s 15th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1909 to 1911.
He was previously the representative for Missouri’s 15th congressional district as a Democrat from 1893 to 1895; the representative for Missouri’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1883 to 1885; the representative for Missouri’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1879; and the representative for Missouri’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877.
From Dec 1875 to Mar 1911, Morgan missed 366 of 1,612 roll call votes, which is 22.7%. This is on par with the median of 26.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1911. 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 1875-Mar 1876||60||4||6.7%||0th|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||125||21||16.8%||40th|
|Dec 1877-Feb 1878||56||6||10.7%||17th|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||116||26||22.4%||33rd|
|Dec 1883-Feb 1884||34||6||17.6%||30th|
|Dec 1884-Mar 1885||146||73||50.0%||91st|
|Dec 1893-Mar 1894||134||17||12.7%||16th|
|Dec 1894-Mar 1895||48||22||45.8%||81st|
|Dec 1909-Feb 1910||18||2||11.1%||24th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||68||14||20.6%||34th|
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