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Rep. Jesse Norton

Former Representative for Illinois’s 6th District

Norton was the representative for Illinois’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1863 to 1865.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 3rd congressional district as an Ind. Republican-Democrat from 1855 to 1857; and the representative for Illinois’s 3rd congressional district as a Whig from 1853 to 1855.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1853 to Mar 1865, Norton missed 427 of 1,936 roll call votes, which is 22.1%. This is better than the median of 28.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1865. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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