From Dec 1929 to Dec 1930, Baird missed 111 of 271 roll call votes, which is 41.0%. This is much worse than the median of 22.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1930. 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 1929-Feb 1930||96||44||45.8%||92nd|
|Dec 1930-Mar 1931||1||1||100.0%||99th|
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