Vice President William Wheeler

Former Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate), Republican

Wheeler, a Republican, was Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) from 1877 to 1881.

He was previously the representative for New York's 19th congressional district (1875-1877); the representative for New York's 18th congressional district (1873-1875); the representative for New York's 17th congressional district (1869-1873); and the representative for New York's 16th congressional district (1861-1863).

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Voting Record

From Jul 1861 to Mar 1877, Wheeler missed 1,046 of 2,591 roll call votes, which is 40.4%. This is much worse than the median of 26.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1877. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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