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Sen. Jesse Thomas

Former Senator for Illinois

Thomas was a senator from Illinois and was an Adams. He served from 1823 to 1829.

He was previously a senator from Illinois as a Republican from 1818 to 1823; and the representative for Indiana as a Democratic Republican from 1807 to 1809.

Photo of Sen. Jesse Thomas [A-IL, 1823-1829]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1817 to Mar 1829, Thomas missed 133 of 936 roll call votes, which is 14.2%. This is worse than the median of 9.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1829. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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