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Sen. Everett Dirksen

Former Senator for Illinois

Dirksen was a senator from Illinois and was a Republican. He served from 1951 to 1968.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 16th congressional district as a Republican from 1933 to 1948.

Photo of Sen. Everett Dirksen [R-IL, 1951-1968]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1951 to Oct 1968, Dirksen missed 484 of 3,585 roll call votes, which is 13.5%. This is on par with the median of 13.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1968. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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