From Mar 1908 to Mar 1913, Richardson missed 488 of 746 roll call votes, which is 65.4%. This is much worse than the median of 29.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1913. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||52||28||53.8%||89th|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||35||8||22.9%||52nd|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||111||52||46.8%||73rd|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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