Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1899
Rep. James Belden [R-NY27, 1897-1899] leaves office as Representative for New York's 27th congressional district.
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Former Representative from New York’s 27th District, Republican
Belden, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 27th congressional district from 1897 to 1899.
He was previously the representative for New York's 27th congressional district (1893-1895); the representative for New York's 25th congressional district (1891-1893); the representative for New York's 25th congressional district (1889-1891); and the representative for New York's 25th congressional district (1887-1889).
From Dec 1887 to Mar 1899, Belden missed 1,085 of 1,767 roll call votes, which is 61.4%. This is much worse than the median of 34.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1899. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1887-Feb 1888||39||18||46.2%||91st|
|Dec 1888-Mar 1889||113||55||48.7%||86th|
|Dec 1889-Feb 1890||80||7||8.8%||8th|
|Dec 1890-Mar 1891||173||43||24.9%||49th|
|Dec 1891-Mar 1892||58||28||48.3%||77th|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893||81||63||77.8%||97th|
|Dec 1893-Mar 1894||134||112||83.6%||88th|
|Dec 1894-Mar 1895||48||35||72.9%||96th|
|Dec 1897-Feb 1898||29||23||79.3%||99th|
|Dec 1898-Mar 1899||37||34||91.9%||97th|
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