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Rep. Jessie Sumner

Former Representative for Illinois’s 18th District

Sumner was the representative for Illinois’s 18th congressional district and was a Republican. She served from 1939 to 1946.

Photo of Rep. Jessie Sumner [R-IL18, 1939-1946]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1939 to Aug 1946, Sumner missed 21 of 765 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is better than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1946. 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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