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Rep. Aaron Shaw

Former Representative for Illinois’s 16th District

Shaw was the representative for Illinois’s 16th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1883 to 1885.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1857 to 1859.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1857 to Mar 1885, Shaw missed 367 of 882 roll call votes, which is 41.6%. This is much worse than the median of 29.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1885. 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.

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Primary Sources

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