Rep. William Bissell

Former Representative from Illinois’s 8th District, Ind. Democrat

Bissell, an Ind. Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district from 1853 to 1855.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district (1851-1853; Democrat); and the representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district (1849-1851; Democrat).

Voting Record

From Dec 1849 to Mar 1855, Bissell missed 999 of 1,634 roll call votes, which is 61.1%. This is much worse than the median of 31.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1855. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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