Payne was the representative for New York’s 36th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1913 to 1915.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 31st congressional district as a Republican from 1907 to 1913; the representative for New York’s 31st congressional district as a Republican from 1905 to 1907; the representative for New York’s 31st congressional district as a Republican from 1903 to 1905; the representative for New York’s 28th congressional district as a Republican from 1901 to 1903; the representative for New York’s 28th congressional district as a Republican from 1899 to 1901; the representative for New York’s 28th congressional district as a Republican from 1895 to 1899; the representative for New York’s 28th congressional district as a Republican from 1893 to 1895; the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1891 to 1893; the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1889 to 1891; the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1885 to 1887; and the representative for New York’s 26th congressional district as a Republican from 1883 to 1885.
From Dec 1883 to Mar 1915, Payne missed 882 of 3,857 roll call votes, which is 22.9%. This is better than the median of 32.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1915. 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 1883-Feb 1884||34||9||26.5%||80th|
|Dec 1884-Mar 1885||146||25||17.1%||17th|
|Dec 1885-Mar 1886||39||10||25.6%||57th|
|Dec 1886-Mar 1887||103||28||27.2%||71st|
|Dec 1889-Feb 1890||79||1||1.3%||0th|
|Dec 1890-Mar 1891||173||20||11.6%||0th|
|Dec 1891-Mar 1892||58||20||34.5%||33rd|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893||81||26||32.1%||17th|
|Dec 1893-Mar 1894||134||99||73.9%||64th|
|Dec 1894-Mar 1895||48||8||16.7%||27th|
|Dec 1895-Feb 1896||18||1||5.6%||0th|
|Dec 1896-Mar 1897||62||17||27.4%||29th|
|Dec 1897-Feb 1898||29||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1898-Mar 1899||37||5||13.5%||17th|
|Dec 1899-Feb 1900||21||6||28.6%||38th|
|Dec 1900-Mar 1901||62||8||12.9%||18th|
|Dec 1901-Feb 1902||19||3||15.8%||42nd|
|Dec 1902-Mar 1903||114||3||2.6%||1st|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||49||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||32||3||9.4%||14th|
|Dec 1905-Feb 1906||25||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1906-Mar 1907||34||1||2.9%||10th|
|Dec 1907-May 1908||270||6||2.2%||5th|
|Dec 1908-Mar 1909||42||3||7.1%||15th|
|Dec 1909-Feb 1910||18||1||5.6%||21st|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||68||29||42.6%||82nd|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||58||22||37.9%||66th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||67||19||28.4%||55th|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||24||3||12.5%||27th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||67||62||92.5%||97th|
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