Wheeler, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 8th congressional district from 1899 to 1901.
He was previously the representative for Alabama's 8th congressional district (1895-1899); the representative for Alabama's 8th congressional district (1893-1895); the representative for Alabama's 8th congressional district (1891-1893); the representative for Alabama's 8th congressional district (1889-1891); the representative for Alabama's 8th congressional district (1887-1889); the representative for Alabama's 8th congressional district (1885-1887); and the representative for Alabama's 8th congressional district (1881-1883).
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1881-Mar 1882||75||39||52.0%||85th|
|Dec 1882-Mar 1883||62||10||16.1%||29th|
|Dec 1885-Mar 1886||39||2||5.1%||12th|
|Dec 1886-Mar 1887||103||20||19.4%||36th|
|Dec 1887-Feb 1888||39||6||15.4%||22nd|
|Dec 1888-Mar 1889||113||19||16.8%||19th|
|Dec 1889-Feb 1890||80||42||52.5%||90th|
|Dec 1890-Mar 1891||173||86||49.7%||88th|
|Dec 1891-Mar 1892||58||19||32.8%||42nd|
|Dec 1892-Mar 1893||81||33||40.7%||67th|
|Dec 1893-Mar 1894||134||3||2.2%||6th|
|Dec 1894-Mar 1895||48||15||31.3%||74th|
|Dec 1895-Feb 1896||18||7||38.9%||87th|
|Dec 1896-Mar 1897||62||41||66.1%||94th|
|Dec 1897-Feb 1898||29||16||55.2%||89th|
|Dec 1898-Mar 1899||37||37||100.0%||99th|
|Dec 1899-Feb 1900||16||16||100.0%||100th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo