Cleary was the representative for New York’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1925 to 1927.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; and the representative for New York’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1917 to 1921.
From Mar 1918 to Mar 1927, Cleary missed 172 of 797 roll call votes, which is 21.6%. This is worse than the median of 15.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1927. 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 1918-Mar 1919||63||15||23.8%||66th|
|Dec 1919-Feb 1920||39||15||38.5%||79th|
|Dec 1920-Mar 1921||92||14||15.2%||51st|
|Dec 1923-Feb 1924||30||10||33.3%||83rd|
|Dec 1924-Mar 1925||54||2||3.7%||38th|
|Dec 1925-Feb 1926||22||1||4.5%||18th|
|Dec 1926-Mar 1927||33||10||30.3%||91st|
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