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Sen. Elihu Root

Former Senator for New York

Root was a senator from New York and was a Republican. He served from 1909 to 1915.

Photo of Sen. Elihu Root [R-NY, 1909-1915]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1909 to Mar 1915, Root missed 494 of 1,234 roll call votes, which is 40.0%. This is worse than the median of 30.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1915. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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