Hunter was the representative for Indiana’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1877 to 1879.
He was previously the representative for Indiana’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1875 to 1877; the representative for Indiana’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1873 to 1875; and the representative for Indiana’s 3rd congressional district as a Republican from 1867 to 1869.
From Mar 1867 to Mar 1879, Hunter missed 330 of 1,896 roll call votes, which is 17.4%. This is better than the median of 22.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1879. 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 1867-Feb 1868||142||11||7.7%||11th|
|Dec 1868-Mar 1869||197||26||13.2%||17th|
|Dec 1873-Feb 1874||78||6||7.7%||22nd|
|Dec 1874-Mar 1875||235||49||20.9%||50th|
|Dec 1875-Mar 1876||60||4||6.7%||25th|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||125||14||11.2%||27th|
|Dec 1877-Feb 1878||56||16||28.6%||73rd|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||116||22||19.0%||44th|
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