McComas was a senator from Maryland and was a Republican. He served from 1899 to 1905.
He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1887 to 1889; the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1885 to 1887; and the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1883 to 1885.
From Dec 1899 to Mar 1905, McComas missed 73 of 378 roll call votes, which is 19.3%. This is better than the median of 29.4% among the lifetime records of senators 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 1899-Feb 1900||20||2||10.0%||14th|
|Dec 1900-Mar 1901||80||10||12.5%||21st|
|Dec 1901-Feb 1902||26||2||7.7%||23rd|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||36||17||47.2%||63rd|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||56||7||12.5%||25th|
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