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Rep. John McClernand

Former Representative for Illinois’s 6th District

McClernand was the representative for Illinois’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1861 to 1863.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1859 to 1861; the representative for Illinois’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; the representative for Illinois’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849; the representative for Illinois’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for Illinois’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1843 to Aug 1861, McClernand missed 754 of 2,776 roll call votes, which is 27.2%. This is on par with the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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