Robsion was the representative for Kentucky’s 9th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1935 to 1948.
He was previously a senator from Kentucky as a Republican from 1930 to 1931; the representative for Kentucky’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1927 to 1931; the representative for Kentucky’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1925 to 1927; the representative for Kentucky’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1923 to 1925; and the representative for Kentucky’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1919 to 1923.
From Jan 1930 to Jul 1930, Robsion missed 51 of 249 roll call votes, which is 20.5%. This is on par with the median of 22.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1930. 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 1929-Feb 1930||76||9||11.8%||27th|
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