Hardin was the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1835 to 1837.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Whig from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Kentucky’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Kentucky’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1819 to 1821; and the representative for Kentucky’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817.
From Dec 1815 to Mar 1837, Hardin missed 177 of 1,141 roll call votes, which is 15.5%. This is better than the median of 21.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||11||15.3%||20th|
|Dec 1819-May 1820||88||8||9.1%||25th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||59||4||6.8%||12th|
|Dec 1821-May 1822||71||10||14.1%||67th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||3||8.6%||50th|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||9||8.6%||19th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||4||7.0%||33rd|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||46||33.8%||71st|
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