Stone was a senator from Missouri and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1919.
He was previously a senator from Missouri as a Democrat from 1903 to 1915; the representative for Missouri’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Missouri’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; and the representative for Missouri’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887.
From Dec 1903 to Jun 1918, Stone missed 825 of 2,182 roll call votes, which is 37.8%. This is worse than the median of 29.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 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 1903-Apr 1904||36||22||61.1%||73rd|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||56||10||17.9%||38th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||52||21||40.4%||88th|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||35||24||68.6%||95th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||111||54||48.6%||82nd|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||59||48||81.4%||97th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||117||37||31.6%||51st|
|Dec 1915-Feb 1916||40||11||27.5%||57th|
|Dec 1916-Mar 1917||159||72||45.3%||75th|
|Dec 1917-Feb 1918||34||7||20.6%||47th|
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