Scott was the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1957 to 1966.
From Jan 1957 to Oct 1966, Scott missed 276 of 1,238 roll call votes, which is 22.3%. This is much worse than the median of 7.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1966. 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.
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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