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Rep. James Cottrell

Former Representative for Alabama’s 3rd District

Cottrell was the representative for Alabama’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1845 to 1847.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1846 to Mar 1847, Cottrell missed 55 of 179 roll call votes, which is 30.7%. This is worse than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1847. 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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