Leib was a senator from Pennsylvania and was a Republican. He served from 1809 to 1815.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1805 to 1807; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1803 to 1805; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1801 to 1803; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1799 to 1801.
From Jan 1809 to Jan 1815, Leib missed 50 of 493 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. This is on par with the median of 14.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1815. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1799-May 1800 (House)||54||6||11.1%||58th|
|Nov 1800-Mar 1801 (House)||42||1||2.4%||25th|
|Dec 1801-May 1802 (House)||94||13||13.8%||41st|
|Dec 1802-Mar 1803 (House)||48||3||6.2%||29th|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804 (House)||97||4||4.1%||19th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805 (House)||35||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1805-Apr 1806 (House)||102||8||7.8%||26th|
|Dec 1808-Mar 1809 (Senate)||17||1||5.9%||30th|
|1809 Jun-Jun (Senate)||14||2||14.3%||54th|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810 (Senate)||8||0||0.0%||0th|
|1810 Feb-Apr (Senate)||86||10||11.6%||69th|
|1810 May-May (Senate)||4||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811 (Senate)||53||4||7.5%||40th|
|1809 Mar-Mar (Senate)||2||0||0.0%||0th|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812 (Senate)||28||0||0.0%||0th|
|1812 Mar-Jun (Senate)||77||7||9.1%||35th|
|1812 Jul-Jul (Senate)||10||0||0.0%||0th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813 (Senate)||89||11||12.4%||50th|
|1813 Jun-Aug (Senate)||63||9||14.3%||54th|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814 (Senate)||41||5||12.2%||38th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815 (Senate)||1||1||100.0%||90th|
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