Sen. Murphy Foster
Former Senator from Louisiana
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From Mar 1901 to Mar 1913, Foster missed 439 of 1,009 roll call votes, which is 43.5%. This is worse than the median of 26.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1913. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1901-Feb 1902||26||9||34.6%||77th|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||35||16||45.7%||64th|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||55||9||16.4%||48th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||48||21||43.8%||85th|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||33||10||30.3%||68th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||104||59||56.7%||85th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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