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Rep. William Murphy

Former Representative for Illinois’s 3rd District

Murphy was the representative for Illinois’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1959 to 1970.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1959 to Dec 1970, Murphy missed 78 of 1,966 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is better than the median of 8.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1970. 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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