Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1915
Sen. Elihu Root [R-NY, 1909-1915] leaves office as Senator from New York.
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Former Senator from New York, Republican
Root, a Republican, was a senator from New York from 1909 to 1915.
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||52||7||13.5%||29th|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||35||3||8.6%||24th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||111||21||18.9%||33rd|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||59||11||18.6%||34th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||117||35||29.9%||43rd|
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