Rep. John Shanks

Former Representative from Indiana’s 9th District, Republican

Shanks, a Republican, was the representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district from 1873 to 1875.

He was previously the representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district (1869-1873); the representative for Indiana's 11th congressional district (1867-1869); and the representative for Indiana's 11th congressional district (1861-1863).

Voting Record

From Jul 1861 to Mar 1875, Shanks missed 595 of 2,975 roll call votes, which is 20.0%. This is on par with the median of 22.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1875. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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