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Rep. John Phelps

Former Representative for Missouri’s 6th District

Phelps was the representative for Missouri’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1861 to 1863.

He was previously the representative for Missouri’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1859 to 1861; the representative for Missouri’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1857 to 1859; the representative for Missouri’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1855 to 1857; the representative for Missouri’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; the representative for Missouri’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853; the representative for Missouri’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; the representative for Missouri’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849; and the representative for Missouri as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1845 to Mar 1863, Phelps missed 1,519 of 5,102 roll call votes, which is 29.8%. This is on par with the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1863. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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