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Sen. John Palmer

Former Senator for Illinois

Palmer was a senator from Illinois and was a Democrat. He served from 1891 to 1897.

Photo of Sen. John Palmer [D-IL, 1891-1897]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1892 to Mar 1897, Palmer missed 361 of 967 roll call votes, which is 37.3%. This is on par with the median of 35.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1897. 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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