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Rep. William Joshua Allen

Former Representative for Illinois’s 13th District

Allen was the representative for Illinois’s 13th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1863 to 1865.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 9th congressional district as a Democrat from 1861 to 1863.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1862 to Mar 1865, Allen missed 519 of 995 roll call votes, which is 52.2%. This is much worse than the median of 28.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1865. 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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