Sen. William Richardson

Former Senator from Illinois, Democrat

Richardson, a Democrat, was a senator from Illinois from 1863 to 1865.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district (1861-1863); the representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district (1855-1857); the representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district (1853-1855); the representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district (1851-1853); the representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district (1849-1851); and the representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district (1847-1849).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1863 to Mar 1865, Richardson missed 446 of 780 roll call votes, which is 57.2%. This is much worse than the median of 18.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1865. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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