From Mar 1897 to Mar 1900, Epes missed 37 of 109 roll call votes, which is 33.9%. This is on par with the median of 31.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1900. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1897-Feb 1898||29||6||20.7%||36th|
|Dec 1899-Feb 1900||21||7||33.3%||53rd|
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