Morton was the representative for Maryland’s 1st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1963 to 1972.
From Jan 1963 to Jan 1971, Morton missed 280 of 1,551 roll call votes, which is 18.1%. This is much worse than the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1971. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo