Rep. William Haile
Former Representative for Mississippi’s 1st District
Haile was the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district and was a Jackson. He served from 1827 to 1829.
He was previously the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827.
From Jan 1827 to May 1828, Haile missed 91 of 213 roll call votes, which is 42.7%. This is much worse than the median of 16.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1828. 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||74||46.2%||92nd|
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