Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1811
Sen. James Hillhouse [F-CT, 1803-1811] leaves office as Senator from Connecticut.
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Former Senator from Connecticut, Federalist
Hillhouse, a Federalist, was a senator from Connecticut from 1803 to 1811.
He was previously a senator from Connecticut (1796-1803); the representative for Connecticut (1795-1797); the representative for Connecticut (1793-1795; None); and the representative for Connecticut (1791-1793; None).
From Jan 1797 to May 1810, Hillhouse missed 75 of 873 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is better than the median of 12.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1810. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1797-Feb 1798||17||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1798-Mar 1799||36||3||8.3%||0th|
|Dec 1799-May 1800||81||4||4.9%||50th|
|Dec 1801-May 1802||60||39||65.0%||88th|
|Dec 1802-Mar 1803||27||3||11.1%||25th|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||104||11||10.6%||27th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||46||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1805-Apr 1806||68||4||5.9%||21st|
|Dec 1806-Mar 1807||20||1||5.0%||29th|
|Dec 1808-Mar 1809||42||1||2.4%||3rd|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||8||2||25.0%||54th|
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