From Dec 1887 to Dec 1893, Fitch missed 941 of 1,291 roll call votes, which is 72.9%. This is much worse than the median of 37.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1893. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1887-Feb 1888||39||30||76.9%||99th|
|Dec 1888-Mar 1889||113||80||70.8%||96th|
|Dec 1889-Feb 1890||80||51||63.7%||91st|
|Dec 1890-Mar 1891||173||123||71.1%||96th|
|Dec 1891-Mar 1892||58||32||55.2%||85th|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893||81||56||69.1%||95th|
|Dec 1893-Mar 1894||12||11||91.7%||98th|
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