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Rep. Joseph Hiester

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th District

Hiester was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1819 to 1821.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1817 to 1819; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district as a Republican from 1803 to 1805; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1801 to 1803; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1799 to 1801; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1797 to 1799.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Nov 1797 to Dec 1820, Hiester missed 199 of 803 roll call votes, which is 24.8%. This is worse than the median of 14.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1820. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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