Findley was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 11th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1815 to 1817.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1813 to 1815; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1811; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1805 to 1807; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1803 to 1805; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1795 to 1799; the representative for Pennsylvania as an Anti-Administration from 1793 to 1795; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as an Anti-Administration from 1791 to 1793.
From Nov 1791 to Mar 1817, Findley missed 327 of 2,006 roll call votes, which is 16.3%. This is on par with the median of 16.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1817. 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|
|Nov 1792-Mar 1793||41||7||17.1%||50th|
|Nov 1794-Mar 1795||15||3||20.0%||25th|
|Dec 1796-Mar 1797||40||11||27.5%||71st|
|Nov 1797-Feb 1798||19||2||10.5%||70th|
|Dec 1798-Mar 1799||44||7||15.9%||60th|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||97||1||1.0%||0th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||35||2||5.7%||14th|
|Dec 1805-Apr 1806||103||11||10.7%||19th|
|Dec 1806-Mar 1807||55||5||9.1%||19th|
|Nov 1808-Mar 1809||116||10||8.6%||18th|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||29||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||104||4||3.8%||2nd|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||82||12||14.6%||64th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||90||9||10.0%||30th|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||110||14||12.7%||33rd|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||15||14.2%||54th|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||71||98.6%||95th|
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