Lorimer, a Republican, was a senator from Illinois from 1909 to 1913.
He was previously the representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district (1907-1909); the representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district (1905-1907); the representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district (1903-1905); the representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district (1899-1901); and the representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district (1895-1899).
From Jun 1909 to Jul 1912, Lorimer missed 250 of 401 roll call votes, which is 62.3%. This is much worse than the median of 29.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1912. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||52||13||25.0%||53rd|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||35||14||40.0%||70th|
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