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Rep. Williamson Cobb

Former Representative for Alabama’s 6th District

Cobb was the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1857 to 1859; the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1855 to 1857; the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853; the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; and the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849.

Photo of Rep. Williamson Cobb [D-AL6, 1859-1861]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1847 to Jan 1861, Cobb missed 179 of 3,738 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is better than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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