Schall was a senator from Minnesota and was a Republican. He served from 1931 to 1935.
He was previously a senator from Minnesota as a Republican from 1925 to 1931; the representative for Minnesota’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1923 to 1925; and the representative for Minnesota’s 10th congressional district as most recently a Republican (1919-1923) and previously a Progressive (1915-1919) from 1915 to 1923.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
Schall faced an allegation of campaign misconduct. On Jun. 26, 1926, the Committee on Privileges and Elections recommended unanimously that Schall retain his seat. On Jun. 16, 1926, the Senate adopted the committee recommendation.
|Jun. 26, 1926||Committee on Privileges and Elections recommended unanimously that Schall retain his seat.|
|Jun. 16, 1926||Senate adopted the committee recommendation|
From Mar 1925 to Aug 1935, Schall missed 332 of 1,503 roll call votes, which is 22.1%. This is on par with the median of 18.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1935. 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 1926-Mar 1927||77||12||15.6%||36th|
|Dec 1927-May 1928||125||22||17.6%||56th|
|Dec 1928-Mar 1929||66||2||3.0%||7th|
|Dec 1929-Feb 1930||100||5||5.0%||16th|
|Dec 1930-Mar 1931||63||25||39.7%||87th|
|Dec 1931-Feb 1932||63||39||61.9%||90th|
|Dec 1932-Mar 1933||63||24||38.1%||85th|
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