Felton was a senator from California and was a Republican. He served from 1891 to 1893.
He was previously the representative for California’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1887 to 1889; and the representative for California’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1885 to 1887.
From Jan 1892 to Mar 1893, Felton missed 80 of 209 roll call votes, which is 38.3%. This is on par with the median of 35.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1893. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1885-Mar 1886 (House)||39||12||30.8%||73rd|
|1886 Apr-Jul (House)||158||56||35.4%||72nd|
|1886 Aug-Aug (House)||6||2||33.3%||56th|
|Dec 1886-Mar 1887 (House)||103||34||33.0%||72nd|
|Dec 1887-Feb 1888 (House)||39||21||53.8%||93rd|
|1888 Mar-May (House)||105||66||62.9%||86th|
|1888 Jun-Aug (House)||47||25||53.2%||61st|
|1888 Sep-Oct (House)||16||9||56.2%||48th|
|Dec 1888-Mar 1889 (House)||113||68||60.2%||93rd|
|1892 Jan-Mar (Senate)||26||13||50.0%||60th|
|1892 Apr-Jul (Senate)||78||27||34.6%||34th|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893 (Senate)||105||40||38.1%||48th|
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