Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1917
Sen. Benjamin Shively [D-IN, 1915-1917] leaves office as Senator from Indiana.
Former Senator from Indiana, Democrat
Shively, a Democrat, was a senator from Indiana from 1915 to 1917.
He was previously a senator from Indiana (1909-1915); the representative for Indiana's 13th congressional district (1891-1893); the representative for Indiana's 13th congressional district (1889-1891); the representative for Indiana's 13th congressional district (1887-1889); and the representative for Indiana's 13th congressional district (1883-1885; National Greenbacker).
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||52||9||17.3%||36th|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||35||6||17.1%||41st|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||111||37||33.3%||61st|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||59||12||20.3%||40th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||117||57||48.7%||76th|
|Dec 1915-Feb 1916||40||40||100.0%||97th|
|Dec 1916-Mar 1917||1||1||100.0%||97th|
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