Rep. Edmund Carpenter
Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th District
Carpenter was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1925 to 1927.
From Dec 1925 to Mar 1927, Carpenter missed 16 of 114 roll call votes, which is 14.0%. This is on par with 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 1925-Feb 1926||22||2||9.1%||45th|
|Dec 1926-Mar 1927||33||4||12.1%||69th|
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