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Rep. James Bowler

Former Representative for Illinois’s 7th District

Bowler was the representative for Illinois’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1953 to 1958.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1953 to Jul 1957, Bowler missed 23 of 348 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1957. 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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