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Rep. Joseph Wheeler

Former Representative for Alabama’s 8th District

Wheeler was the representative for Alabama’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1899 to 1901.

He was previously the representative for Alabama’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1895 to 1899; the representative for Alabama’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1893 to 1895; the representative for Alabama’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; the representative for Alabama’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Alabama’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; the representative for Alabama’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887; and the representative for Alabama’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883.

Photo of Rep. Joseph Wheeler [D-AL8, 1899-1901]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1881 to Feb 1900, Wheeler missed 793 of 2,497 roll call votes, which is 31.8%. This is on par with the median of 31.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1900. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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