Mills, a Democrat, was a senator from Texas from 1892 to 1899.
He was previously the representative for Texas's 9th congressional district (1889-1891); the representative for Texas's 9th congressional district (1887-1889); the representative for Texas's 9th congressional district (1885-1887); the representative for Texas's 9th congressional district (1883-1885); the representative for Texas's 4th congressional district (1881-1883); the representative for Texas's 4th congressional district (1877-1881); the representative for Texas's 4th congressional district (1875-1877); and the representative for Texas (1873-1875).
From Mar 1892 to Mar 1899, Mills missed 501 of 1,324 roll call votes, which is 37.8%. This is on par with the median of 33.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1899. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893||105||36||34.3%||44th|
|Dec 1894-Mar 1895||101||56||55.4%||87th|
|Dec 1895-Feb 1896||36||15||41.7%||75th|
|Dec 1896-Mar 1897||71||22||31.0%||31st|
|Dec 1897-Feb 1898||26||7||26.9%||54th|
|Dec 1898-Mar 1899||51||34||66.7%||91st|
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