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Rep. Howell Cobb

Former Representative for Georgia’s 6th District

Cobb was the representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1855 to 1857.

He was previously the representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; the representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849; the representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for Georgia as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.

Photo of Rep. Howell Cobb [D-GA6, 1855-1857]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1843 to Mar 1857, Cobb missed 1,010 of 3,018 roll call votes, which is 33.5%. This is worse than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1857. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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