Skinner was the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1889 to 1891.
He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887; and the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1883 to 1885.
From Dec 1883 to Mar 1891, Skinner missed 429 of 1,225 roll call votes, which is 35.0%. This is on par with the median of 33.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1891. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1883-Feb 1884||32||2||6.2%||27th|
|Dec 1884-Mar 1885||146||24||16.4%||27th|
|Dec 1885-Mar 1886||39||17||43.6%||86th|
|Dec 1886-Mar 1887||103||15||14.6%||27th|
|Dec 1889-Feb 1890||80||36||45.0%||60th|
|Dec 1890-Mar 1891||173||69||39.9%||67th|
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