Rep. Elisha Whittlesey

Former Representative from Ohio’s 16th District, Whig

Whittlesey, a Whig, was the representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district from 1837 to 1839.

He was previously the representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district (1835-1837); the representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district (1833-1835; Anti Masonic); the representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district (1831-1833); the representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district (1829-1831); the representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); the representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district (1825-1827; Adams); and the representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district (1823-1825).

Voting Record

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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