Richards was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1795 to 1797.
From Jan 1796 to Mar 1797, Richards missed 21 of 83 roll call votes, which is 25.3%. This is on par with the median of 15.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1797. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1796-Mar 1797||40||7||17.5%||63rd|
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