Randall was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1889 to 1891.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1883 to 1885; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1881; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1873 to 1875; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1865 to 1873; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1863 to 1865.
From Dec 1863 to Apr 1890, Randall missed 1,553 of 5,199 roll call votes, which is 29.9%. This is on par with the median of 33.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1890. 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 1863-Feb 1864||130||45||34.6%||78th|
|Dec 1864-Mar 1865||171||80||46.8%||78th|
|Dec 1865-Feb 1866||105||21||20.0%||69th|
|Dec 1866-Mar 1867||224||58||25.9%||67th|
|Dec 1867-Feb 1868||142||25||17.6%||42nd|
|Dec 1868-Mar 1869||197||66||33.5%||83rd|
|Dec 1869-Feb 1870||71||5||7.0%||7th|
|Dec 1870-Mar 1871||158||43||27.2%||71st|
|Dec 1871-Feb 1872||89||40||44.9%||94th|
|Dec 1872-Mar 1873||150||31||20.7%||41st|
|Dec 1873-Feb 1874||78||20||25.6%||73rd|
|Dec 1874-Mar 1875||235||37||15.7%||32nd|
|Dec 1875-Mar 1876||59||7||11.9%||37th|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||1||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||3||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1880-Mar 1881||1||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1881-Mar 1882||74||28||37.8%||76th|
|Dec 1882-Mar 1883||100||25||25.0%||47th|
|Dec 1883-Feb 1884||34||10||29.4%||67th|
|Dec 1884-Mar 1885||146||26||17.8%||33rd|
|Dec 1885-Mar 1886||39||14||35.9%||77th|
|Dec 1886-Mar 1887||103||24||23.3%||56th|
|Dec 1887-Feb 1888||39||19||48.7%||92nd|
|Dec 1888-Mar 1889||113||38||33.6%||63rd|
|Dec 1889-Feb 1890||79||79||100.0%||99th|
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