James, a Democrat, was a senator from Kentucky from 1913 to 1919.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district (1907-1913); the representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district (1905-1907); and the representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district (1903-1905).
From Mar 1913 to Aug 1918, James missed 369 of 1,286 roll call votes, which is 28.7%. This is on par with the median of 29.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1918. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||59||5||8.5%||16th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||117||11||9.4%||9th|
|Dec 1915-Feb 1916||40||8||20.0%||38th|
|Dec 1916-Mar 1917||159||19||11.9%||10th|
|Dec 1917-Feb 1918||34||21||61.8%||84th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo