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Rep. William Cowles

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 8th District

Cowles was the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1891 to 1893.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; and the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1885 to Mar 1893, Cowles missed 698 of 1,517 roll call votes, which is 46.0%. This is worse than the median of 34.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1893. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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