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Rep. Thomas Gordon

Former Representative for Illinois’s 8th District

Gordon was the representative for Illinois’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1943 to 1958.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1943 to Aug 1958, Gordon missed 105 of 1,495 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1958. 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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