Rep. Shelton Leake
Former Representative from Virginia's 6th District
|Representative||Virginia's 6th District|
|Representative||Virginia's 5th District|
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From Dec 1845 to Mar 1861, Leake missed 295 of 1,069 roll call votes, which is 27.6%. This is worse than the median of 23.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||148||24||16.2%||19th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||176||35||19.9%||19th|
|Dec 1859-Feb 1860||69||7||10.1%||41st|
|Dec 1860-Mar 1861||140||36||25.7%||55th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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