Mutchler was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1893 to 1895.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1883 to 1885; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877.
From Dec 1875 to Jul 1894, Mutchler missed 577 of 1,909 roll call votes, which is 30.2%. This is on par with the median of 37.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1894. 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 1875-Mar 1876||60||4||6.7%||11th|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||125||14||11.2%||16th|
|Dec 1881-Mar 1882||75||17||22.7%||37th|
|Dec 1882-Mar 1883||100||29||29.0%||58th|
|Dec 1883-Feb 1884||34||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1884-Mar 1885||146||39||26.7%||36th|
|Dec 1889-Feb 1890||80||33||41.2%||37th|
|Dec 1890-Mar 1891||173||40||23.1%||30th|
|Dec 1891-Mar 1892||58||24||41.4%||67th|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893||81||21||25.9%||25th|
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