Sen. William Sprague
Former Senator from Rhode Island
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From Feb 1842 to Jan 1844, Sprague missed 135 of 469 roll call votes, which is 28.8%. This is worse than the median of 16.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1844. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||17||9||52.9%||92nd|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||127||38||29.9%||78th|
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