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Rep. John Eden

Former Representative for Illinois’s 17th District

Eden was the representative for Illinois’s 17th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1885 to 1887.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 15th congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1879; the representative for Illinois’s 15th congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877; the representative for Illinois’s 15th congressional district as a Democrat from 1873 to 1875; and the representative for Illinois’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1863 to 1865.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1863 to Mar 1887, Eden missed 568 of 2,085 roll call votes, which is 27.2%. This is on par with the median of 28.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1887. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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