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Sen. Scott Lucas

Former Senator for Illinois

Lucas was a senator from Illinois and was a Democrat. He served from 1939 to 1950.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 20th congressional district as a Democrat from 1935 to 1938.

Photo of Sen. Scott Lucas [D-IL, 1939-1950]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1939 to Jan 1951, Lucas missed 219 of 1,625 roll call votes, which is 13.5%. This is worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1951. 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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