Keating was a senator from New York and was a Republican. He served from 1959 to 1964.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 38th congressional district as a Republican from 1953 to 1958; and the representative for New York’s 40th congressional district as a Republican from 1947 to 1952.
From Jan 1959 to Oct 1964, Keating missed 44 of 1,384 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1964. 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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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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo