Long was a senator from Kansas and was a Republican. He served from 1903 to 1909.
He was previously the representative for Kansas’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Kansas’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for Kansas’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1895 to 1897.
From Dec 1903 to Mar 1909, Long missed 21 of 302 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is better than the median of 26.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1909. 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 1903-Apr 1904||36||3||8.3%||11th|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||56||3||5.4%||4th|
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