Hiester was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1807 to 1809.
From Oct 1807 to Mar 1809, Hiester missed 18 of 235 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is better than the median of 19.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1809. 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|
|Nov 1808-Mar 1809||116||15||12.9%||34th|
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