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Rep. John Hunter

Former Representative for New York’s 3rd District

Hunter was the representative for New York’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1865 to 1867.


Hunter faced an allegation of accusing another member of lying during debate on January 26, 1867 and on that day the House of Representatives censured him, 77-33.

Jan. 26, 1867 House of Representatives censured, 77-33

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1866 to Mar 1867, Hunter missed 46 of 223 roll call votes, which is 20.6%. This is on par with the median of 25.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1867. 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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