Darden was the representative for Virginia’s 2nd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1939 to 1942.
He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1935 to 1936; and the representative for Virginia’s at-large district as a Democrat from 1933 to 1934.
From Mar 1933 to Feb 1941, Darden missed 84 of 592 roll call votes, which is 14.2%. This is much worse than the median of 6.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1941. 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.
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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