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Rep. William Wheat

Former Representative for Illinois’s 19th District

Wheat was the representative for Illinois’s 19th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1939 to 1944.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1939 to Dec 1943, Wheat missed 29 of 469 roll call votes, which is 6.2%. This is on par with the median of 7.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1943. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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