The top five freshman members of Congress who've missed the most votes this year are all House Republicans, according to data collected by Quorum.
By the numbers: Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) led the pack, missing 16.2% of votes. Cawthorn ranks sixth overall among all members — both House and Senate — in terms of missed votes.
- The House Democratic freshman who missed the most votes is Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.), No. 14 on the list, at 2.82%.
- Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), No. 12, missed the most votes in the Senate as a freshman, at 3.14%.
Details: Quorum collected its data from Congress.gov, which lists each member’s vote count. The vote tallies include members who voted by proxy during the pandemic.