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Rep. Abraham Dowdney

Former Representative for New York’s 12th District

Dowdney was the representative for New York’s 12th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1885 to 1887.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1885 to Dec 1886, Dowdney missed 75 of 205 roll call votes, which is 36.6%. This is worse than the median of 28.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1886. 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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