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Rep. Edward Retilla Hays

Former Representative for Iowa’s 7th District

Hays was the representative for Iowa’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1889 to 1891.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1890 to Mar 1891, Hays missed 22 of 174 roll call votes, which is 12.6%. This is better than the median of 33.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1891. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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