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Sen. Richard Young

Former Senator for Illinois

Young was a senator from Illinois and was a Democrat. He served from 1837 to 1843.

Photo of Sen. Richard Young [D-IL, 1837-1843]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1837 to Mar 1843, Young missed 254 of 1,559 roll call votes, which is 16.3%. This is on par with the median of 18.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1843. 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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