From Dec 1847 to Mar 1855, Ritchey missed 316 of 1,085 roll call votes, which is 29.1%. This is on par with the median of 31.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1855. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||10||9.9%||19th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||24||15.5%||43rd|
|Dec 1853-Mar 1854||114||18||15.8%||29th|
|Dec 1854-Mar 1855||155||56||36.1%||74th|
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