Rep. James Latta
Former Representative for Nebraska’s 3rd District
Latta was the representative for Nebraska’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1909 to 1913.
From Mar 1909 to Aug 1911, Latta missed 80 of 249 roll call votes, which is 32.1%. This is on par with the median of 28.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1911. 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 1909-Feb 1910||18||6||33.3%||67th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||68||15||22.1%||48th|
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