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Rep. Albert Forsythe

Former Representative for Illinois’s 15th District

Forsythe was the representative for Illinois’s 15th congressional district and was a National Greenbacker. He served from 1879 to 1881.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1879 to Mar 1881, Forsythe missed 207 of 439 roll call votes, which is 47.2%. This is much worse than the median of 27.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1881. 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.

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Primary Sources

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