Jost was the representative for Missouri’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1923 to 1925.
From Dec 1923 to Mar 1925, Jost missed 59 of 179 roll call votes, which is 33.0%. This is much worse than the median of 19.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1925. 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 1923-Feb 1924||30||11||36.7%||89th|
|Dec 1924-Mar 1925||54||16||29.6%||94th|
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