Lind was the representative for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1903 to 1905.
He was previously the representative for Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1891 to 1893; the representative for Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1889 to 1891; and the representative for Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1887 to 1889.
From Dec 1887 to Mar 1905, Lind missed 446 of 1,298 roll call votes, which is 34.4%. This is on par with the median of 29.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1905. 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 1887-Feb 1888||39||12||30.8%||46th|
|Dec 1888-Mar 1889||113||33||29.2%||33rd|
|Dec 1889-Feb 1890||80||16||20.0%||59th|
|Dec 1890-Mar 1891||173||37||21.4%||34th|
|Dec 1891-Mar 1892||58||17||29.3%||37th|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893||81||27||33.3%||47th|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||49||3||6.1%||5th|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||32||9||28.1%||55th|
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