Saulsbury, a Democrat, was a senator from Delaware from 1883 to 1889.
He was previously a senator from Delaware (1877-1883); and a senator from Delaware (1871-1877).
From Mar 1871 to Mar 1889, Saulsbury missed 1,995 of 5,075 roll call votes, which is 39.3%. This is worse than the median of 32.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1889. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1871-Feb 1872||79||12||15.2%||33rd|
|Dec 1872-Mar 1873||195||58||29.7%||57th|
|Dec 1873-Feb 1874||57||13||22.8%||36th|
|Dec 1874-Mar 1875||149||47||31.5%||55th|
|Dec 1875-Mar 1876||89||36||40.4%||71st|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||84||38||45.2%||79th|
|Dec 1877-Feb 1878||69||19||27.5%||52nd|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||236||98||41.5%||83rd|
|Dec 1879-Feb 1880||49||12||24.5%||41st|
|Dec 1880-Mar 1881||164||47||28.7%||45th|
|Dec 1881-Mar 1882||96||57||59.4%||92nd|
|Dec 1882-Mar 1883||401||240||59.9%||86th|
|Dec 1883-Feb 1884||65||29||44.6%||65th|
|Dec 1884-Mar 1885||171||69||40.4%||64th|
|Dec 1885-Mar 1886||63||37||58.7%||90th|
|Dec 1886-Mar 1887||143||42||29.4%||55th|
|Dec 1887-Feb 1888||50||14||28.0%||32nd|
|Dec 1888-Mar 1889||199||84||42.2%||53rd|
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