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Sen. Benjamin Shively

Former Senator for Indiana

Shively was a senator from Indiana and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1917.

He was previously a senator from Indiana as a Democrat from 1909 to 1915; the representative for Indiana’s 13th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; the representative for Indiana’s 13th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Indiana’s 13th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; and the representative for Indiana’s 13th congressional district as a National Greenbacker from 1883 to 1885.

Photo of Sen. Benjamin Shively [D-IN, 1915-1917]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1909 to Dec 1916, Shively missed 392 of 1,296 roll call votes, which is 30.2%. This is on par with the median of 32.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1916. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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