Hale was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district and was an Ind. Republican. He served from 1863 to 1865.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1861 to 1863; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1859 to 1861.
From Dec 1859 to Mar 1865, Hale missed 552 of 1,671 roll call votes, which is 33.0%. This is on par with the median of 28.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1865. 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 1859-Feb 1860||69||12||17.4%||58th|
|Dec 1860-Mar 1861||141||27||19.1%||58th|
|Dec 1861-Feb 1862||75||16||21.3%||52nd|
|Dec 1862-Mar 1863||273||127||46.5%||80th|
|Dec 1863-Feb 1864||130||21||16.2%||31st|
|Dec 1864-Mar 1865||171||56||32.7%||61st|
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