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Rep. William Dawson

Former Representative for Illinois’s 1st District

Dawson was the representative for Illinois’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1943 to 1970.

Photo of Rep. William Dawson [D-IL1, 1943-1970]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1943 to Oct 1970, Dawson missed 618 of 3,390 roll call votes, which is 18.2%. This is much worse than the median of 8.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1970. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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