Jones was the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1919.
He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1915; the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1899 to 1901; the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1895 to 1899; the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1893 to 1895; and the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893.
From Dec 1891 to Apr 1918, Jones missed 1,070 of 2,910 roll call votes, which is 36.8%. This is worse than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1918. 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 1891-Mar 1892||58||35||60.3%||33rd|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893||81||23||28.4%||0th|
|Dec 1893-Mar 1894||134||38||28.4%||45th|
|Dec 1894-Mar 1895||48||8||16.7%||45th|
|Dec 1895-Feb 1896||18||5||27.8%||67th|
|Dec 1896-Mar 1897||62||34||54.8%||72nd|
|Dec 1897-Feb 1898||29||14||48.3%||79th|
|Dec 1898-Mar 1899||37||18||48.6%||79th|
|Dec 1899-Feb 1900||21||1||4.8%||0th|
|Dec 1900-Mar 1901||62||7||11.3%||10th|
|Dec 1901-Feb 1902||19||4||21.1%||54th|
|Dec 1902-Mar 1903||114||26||22.8%||46th|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||49||8||16.3%||29th|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||32||1||3.1%||4th|
|Dec 1905-Feb 1906||25||8||32.0%||69th|
|Dec 1906-Mar 1907||34||21||61.8%||94th|
|Dec 1907-May 1908||270||102||37.8%||68th|
|Dec 1908-Mar 1909||42||10||23.8%||53rd|
|Dec 1909-Feb 1910||18||5||27.8%||59th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||68||11||16.2%||39th|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||58||9||15.5%||32nd|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||67||19||28.4%||56th|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||24||24||100.0%||98th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||67||45||67.2%||93rd|
|Dec 1915-Feb 1916||16||8||50.0%||93rd|
|Dec 1916-Mar 1917||62||32||51.6%||97th|
|Dec 1917-Feb 1918||34||11||32.4%||74th|
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