Rep. William Shepard

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 1st District, Whig

Shepard, a Whig, was the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district from 1835 to 1837.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district (1833-1835); the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district (1831-1833); and the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district (1829-1831).

Voting Record

From Dec 1829 to Mar 1837, Shepard missed 531 of 1,521 roll call votes, which is 34.9%. This is much worse than the median of 21.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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