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Rep. Joseph Hemphill

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd District

Hemphill was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district and was a Jackson. He served from 1829 to 1831.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district as a Federalist from 1823 to 1825; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1819 to 1821; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district as a Federalist from 1801 to 1803.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1801 to Mar 1831, Hemphill missed 225 of 810 roll call votes, which is 27.8%. This is much worse than the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1831. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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