Shellabarger was the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1871 to 1873.
He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1865 to 1869; and the representative for Ohio’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1861 to 1863.
From Jul 1861 to Mar 1873, Shellabarger missed 805 of 2,485 roll call votes, which is 32.4%. This is worse than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1873. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1861-Feb 1862||75||34||45.3%||83rd|
|Dec 1862-Mar 1863||273||25||9.2%||14th|
|Dec 1865-Feb 1866||105||4||3.8%||6th|
|Dec 1866-Mar 1867||224||35||15.6%||28th|
|Dec 1867-Feb 1868||142||140||98.6%||98th|
|Dec 1868-Mar 1869||197||59||29.9%||57th|
|Dec 1871-Feb 1872||89||12||13.5%||37th|
|Dec 1872-Mar 1873||150||41||27.3%||53rd|
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