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Rep. Burton Cook

Former Representative for Illinois’s 6th District

Cook was the representative for Illinois’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1865 to 1873.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1865 to Apr 1871, Cook missed 550 of 2,050 roll call votes, which is 26.8%. This is on par with the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1871. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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