Hiester, a Republican, was the representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district from 1803 to 1805.
He was previously the representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district (1801-1803); the representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district (1795-1797); the representative for Pennsylvania (1793-1795); the representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district (1791-1793); and the representative for Pennsylvania (1789-1791).
From May 1789 to Mar 1804, Hiester missed 157 of 531 roll call votes, which is 29.6%. This is worse than the median of 17.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1804. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1790-Mar 1791||23||7||30.4%||71st|
|Nov 1792-Mar 1793||41||14||34.1%||85th|
|Nov 1794-Mar 1795||15||5||33.3%||82nd|
|Dec 1801-May 1802||94||32||34.0%||84th|
|Dec 1802-Mar 1803||48||17||35.4%||83rd|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||67||46||68.7%||93rd|
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