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Sen. John Shafroth

Former Senator for Colorado

Shafroth was a senator from Colorado and was a Democrat. He served from 1913 to 1919.

He was previously the representative for Colorado’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Colorado’s 1st congressional district as a Silver Republican from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Colorado’s 1st congressional district as a Silver Republican from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for Colorado’s 1st congressional district as most recently a Silver Republican (1897-1899) and previously a Republican (1895-1897) from 1895 to 1899.

Photo of Sen. John Shafroth [D-CO, 1913-1919]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1913 to Mar 1919, Shafroth missed 107 of 1,361 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is better than the median of 29.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1919. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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