Lewis, a Democrat, was a senator from Illinois from 1931 to 1939.
He was previously a senator from Illinois (1913-1919); and the representative for Washington (1897-1899).
From Apr 1913 to Apr 1939, Lewis missed 991 of 2,249 roll call votes, which is 44.1%. This is much worse than the median of 17.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1939. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||59||25||42.4%||86th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||117||72||61.5%||86th|
|Dec 1915-Feb 1916||40||23||57.5%||88th|
|Dec 1916-Mar 1917||159||76||47.8%||88th|
|Dec 1917-Feb 1918||34||12||35.3%||79th|
|Dec 1918-Mar 1919||55||22||40.0%||71st|
|Dec 1931-Feb 1932||63||19||30.2%||64th|
|Dec 1932-Mar 1933||63||37||58.7%||93rd|
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