Caraway was a senator from Arkansas and was a Democrat. He served from 1927 to 1931.
He was previously a senator from Arkansas as a Democrat from 1921 to 1927; the representative for Arkansas’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1915 to 1921; and the representative for Arkansas’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1913 to 1915.
From Mar 1921 to Jun 1932, Caraway missed 628 of 1,853 roll call votes, which is 33.9%. This is worse than the median of 22.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1932. 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 1921-Feb 1922||40||5||12.5%||28th|
|Dec 1922-Mar 1923||72||30||41.7%||89th|
|Dec 1923-Feb 1924||54||40||74.1%||93rd|
|Dec 1924-Mar 1925||77||20||26.0%||83rd|
|Dec 1926-Mar 1927||77||18||23.4%||68th|
|Dec 1927-May 1928||125||28||22.4%||66th|
|Dec 1928-Mar 1929||66||15||22.7%||57th|
|Dec 1929-Feb 1930||100||29||29.0%||76th|
|Dec 1930-Mar 1931||63||19||30.2%||69th|
|Dec 1931-Feb 1932||2||0||0.0%||0th|
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