Mead was a senator from New York and was a Democrat. He served from 1938 to 1946.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 42nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1931 to 1936; the representative for New York’s 42nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1927 to 1931; the representative for New York’s 42nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1925 to 1927; the representative for New York’s 42nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; and the representative for New York’s 42nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1919 to 1923.
From Jan 1939 to Aug 1946, Mead missed 123 of 922 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. This is on par with the median of 13.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1946. 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.
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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