Rep. Rufus Palen
Former Representative from New York's 7th District
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New York's 7th District
See Also: Bioguide
From Dec 1839 to Mar 1841, Palen missed 371 of 743 roll call votes, which is 49.9%. This is worse than the median of 29.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||165||47||28.5%||77th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||121||51||42.1%||70th|
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