Sen. Richard Pettigrew

Former Senator from South Dakota, Silver Republican

Pettigrew, a Silver Republican, was a senator from South Dakota from 1895 to 1901.

He was previously a senator from South Dakota (1889-1895; Republican); and the representative for Dakota Territory (1881-1883; Republican).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1889 to Mar 1901, Pettigrew missed 1,029 of 2,034 roll call votes, which is 50.6%. This is much worse than the median of 34.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1901. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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