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Rep. James Robinson

Former Representative for Illinois’s 12th District

Robinson was the representative for Illinois’s 12th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1873 to 1875.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1871 to 1873; the representative for Illinois’s 11th congressional district as a Democrat from 1863 to 1865; the representative for Illinois’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1861 to 1863; and the representative for Illinois’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1859 to 1861.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1859 to Mar 1875, Robinson missed 1,215 of 2,662 roll call votes, which is 45.6%. This is much worse than the median of 22.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1875. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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