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Sen. Robert Harper

Former Senator for Maryland

Harper was a senator from Maryland and was a Federalist. He served from 1816 to 1817.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Federalist from 1799 to 1801; the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Federalist from 1795 to 1799; and the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as (unknown party) from 1793 to 1795.

Photo of Sen. Robert Harper [F-MD, 1816-1817]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1816 to Apr 1816, Harper missed 50 of 115 roll call votes, which is 43.5%. This is much worse than the median of 11.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1816. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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