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Sen. John Parker Hale

Former Senator for New Hampshire

Hale was a senator from New Hampshire and was a Republican. He served from 1859 to 1865.

He was previously a senator from New Hampshire as a Republican from 1855 to 1859; a senator from New Hampshire as a Free Soil from 1847 to 1853; and the representative for New Hampshire as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.

Photo of Sen. John Parker Hale [R-NH, 1859-1865]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1847 to Mar 1865, Hale missed 1,500 of 4,357 roll call votes, which is 34.4%. This is worse than the median of 18.5% among the lifetime records of senators 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.

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Primary Sources

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