Patterson, a Democrat, was a senator from Colorado from 1901 to 1907.
He was previously the representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district (1877-1879); and the representative for Colorado (1875-1877).
From Mar 1901 to Mar 1907, Patterson missed 108 of 335 roll call votes, which is 32.2%. This is on par with the median of 29.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1907. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1901-Feb 1902||26||5||19.2%||47th|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||36||16||44.4%||62nd|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||56||16||28.6%||65th|
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