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Rep. Adam Powell Jr.

Former Representative for New York’s 18th District

Powell, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 18th congressional district from 1963 to 1970.

He was previously the representative for New York's 16th congressional district (1953-1962); and the representative for New York's 22nd congressional district (1945-1952).

Photo of Rep. Adam Powell [D-NY18, 1963-1970]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1945 to Dec 1970, Powell missed 797 of 2,827 roll call votes, which is 28.2%. This is much worse than the median of 8.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1970. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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