Rep. John Casey
Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th District
Casey was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1927 to 1931.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 11th congressional district as a Democrat from 1919 to 1921; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 11th congressional district as a Democrat from 1915 to 1917; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 11th congressional district as a Democrat from 1913 to 1915.
From Apr 1913 to Mar 1929, Casey missed 425 of 1,028 roll call votes, which is 41.3%. This is much worse than the median of 16.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1929. 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 1913-Feb 1914||24||8||33.3%||75th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||67||22||32.8%||71st|
|Dec 1915-Feb 1916||16||2||12.5%||47th|
|Dec 1916-Mar 1917||62||26||41.9%||95th|
|Dec 1919-Feb 1920||39||21||53.8%||88th|
|Dec 1920-Mar 1921||92||75||81.5%||97th|
|Dec 1923-Feb 1924||30||10||33.3%||82nd|
|Dec 1924-Mar 1925||54||7||13.0%||83rd|
|Dec 1927-May 1928||54||20||37.0%||83rd|
|Dec 1928-Mar 1929||18||12||66.7%||92nd|
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