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Rep. Elisha Whittlesey

Former Representative for Ohio’s 16th District

Whittlesey was the representative for Ohio’s 16th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1837 to 1839.

He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 16th congressional district as a Whig from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Ohio’s 16th congressional district as an Anti Masonic from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Ohio’s 13th congressional district as a Whig from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Ohio’s 13th congressional district as a Whig from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Ohio’s 13th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Ohio’s 13th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; and the representative for Ohio’s 13th congressional district as a Whig from 1823 to 1825.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1823 to Jul 1838, Whittlesey missed 95 of 2,289 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is better than the median of 23.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1838. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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