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Rep. Samuel Moulton

Former Representative for Illinois’s 17th District

Moulton was the representative for Illinois’s 17th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1883 to 1885.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 15th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; and the representative for Illinois as a Republican from 1865 to 1867.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1865 to Mar 1885, Moulton missed 459 of 1,296 roll call votes, which is 35.4%. This is worse than the median of 29.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1885. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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