Wilson was the representative for New York’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1913 to 1915.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1911 to 1913; the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1901 to 1903; and the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1899 to 1901.
From Dec 1899 to Mar 1915, Wilson missed 689 of 961 roll call votes, which is 71.7%. This is much worse than the median of 32.2% among the lifetime records of representatives 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1899-Feb 1900||21||5||23.8%||31st|
|Dec 1900-Mar 1901||62||40||64.5%||89th|
|Dec 1901-Feb 1902||19||12||63.2%||98th|
|Dec 1902-Mar 1903||114||100||87.7%||97th|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||49||36||73.5%||96th|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||32||30||93.8%||98th|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||58||30||51.7%||80th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||67||57||85.1%||99th|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||24||18||75.0%||95th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||67||65||97.0%||98th|
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