Keifer was the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1907 to 1911.
He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Ohio’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1883 to 1885; the representative for Ohio’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1881 to 1883; the representative for Ohio’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1879 to 1881; and the representative for Ohio’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1877 to 1879.
From Oct 1877 to Mar 1911, Keifer missed 429 of 1,805 roll call votes, which is 23.8%. This is on par with the median of 26.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1911. 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|
|Dec 1877-Feb 1878||56||12||21.4%||33rd|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||116||29||25.0%||50th|
|Dec 1879-Feb 1880||35||8||22.9%||44th|
|Dec 1880-Mar 1881||119||33||27.7%||56th|
|Dec 1883-Feb 1884||34||6||17.6%||30th|
|Dec 1884-Mar 1885||146||27||18.5%||36th|
|Dec 1905-Feb 1906||25||1||4.0%||3rd|
|Dec 1906-Mar 1907||34||1||2.9%||7th|
|Dec 1907-May 1908||270||40||14.8%||20th|
|Dec 1908-Mar 1909||42||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1909-Feb 1910||18||1||5.6%||14th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||68||15||22.1%||38th|
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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo