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Rep. John Shelley

Former Representative for California’s 5th District

Shelley was the representative for California’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1949 to 1964.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1950 to Dec 1963, Shelley missed 131 of 1,362 roll call votes, which is 9.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1963. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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