Bogy was a senator from Missouri and was a Democrat. He served from 1873 to 1877.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
Bogy faced an allegation of bribery and corruption in the election. On Mar. 25, 1873, the Committee on Privileges and Elections recommended no further action and the Senate voted to adopt committee report.
|Mar. 25, 1873||Committee on Privileges and Elections recommended no further action.|
|Mar. 25, 1873||Senate voted to adopt committee report|
From Mar 1873 to Mar 1877, Bogy missed 153 of 869 roll call votes, which is 17.6%. This is better than the median of 30.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1877. 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 1873-Feb 1874||57||4||7.0%||12th|
|Dec 1874-Mar 1875||149||25||16.8%||9th|
|Dec 1875-Mar 1876||89||20||22.5%||38th|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||84||15||17.9%||21st|
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