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Rep. Edgar Kiess

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th District

Kiess was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1927 to 1931.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th congressional district as a Republican from 1925 to 1927; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th congressional district as a Republican from 1923 to 1925; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1915 to 1923; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1913 to 1915.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1913 to Jul 1930, Kiess missed 831 of 1,840 roll call votes, which is 45.2%. This is much worse than the median of 17.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1930. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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