Bailey was a senator from New York and was a Republican. He served from 1803 to 1805.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1801 to 1803; the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1799 to 1801; the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1795 to 1797; and the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as (unknown party) from 1793 to 1795.
From Oct 1803 to Jan 1804, Bailey missed 4 of 38 roll call votes, which is 10.5%. This is on par with the median of 10.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1804. 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|1794 Jan-Feb (House)||7||0||0.0%||0th|
|1794 Mar-May (House)||41||0||0.0%||0th|
|1794 Jun-Jun (House)||6||1||16.7%||41st|
|Nov 1794-Mar 1795 (House)||15||0||0.0%||0th|
|1796 Jan-Jan (House)||3||0||0.0%||0th|
|1796 Mar-May (House)||40||2||5.0%||10th|
|Dec 1796-Mar 1797 (House)||40||5||12.5%||37th|
|Dec 1799-May 1800 (House)||54||6||11.1%||54th|
|Nov 1800-Mar 1801 (House)||42||4||9.5%||62nd|
|Dec 1801-May 1802 (House)||94||12||12.8%||34th|
|Dec 1802-Mar 1803 (House)||48||10||20.8%||63rd|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804 (Senate)||38||4||10.5%||40th|
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