Rep. William Dietz
Former Representative for New York’s 12th District
Dietz was the representative for New York’s 12th congressional district and was a Jackson. He served from 1825 to 1827.
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From Jan 1826 to Mar 1827, Dietz missed 13 of 111 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is better than the median of 16.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1827. 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.
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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