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Sen. Theodore Foster

Former Senator for Rhode Island

Foster was a senator from Rhode Island and was most recently a Republican (1797-1803) and previously a Federalist (1790-1797). He served from 1790 to 1803.

Photo of Sen. Theodore Foster [R-RI, 1790-1803]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1790 to Mar 1803, Foster missed 37 of 690 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is better than the median of 14.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1803. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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