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Rep. Jo “Joseph” Abbott

Former Representative for Texas’s 6th District

Abbott was the representative for Texas’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1895 to 1897.

He was previously the representative for Texas’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1893 to 1895; the representative for Texas’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; the representative for Texas’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; and the representative for Texas’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889.

Photo of Rep. Jo “Joseph” Abbott [D-TX6, 1895-1897]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1887 to Mar 1897, Abbott missed 521 of 1,746 roll call votes, which is 29.8%. This is better than the median of 36.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1897. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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