Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1987
Rep. Alton Waldon [D-NY6, 1985-1986] leaves office as Representative for New York's 6th congressional district.
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Former Representative from New York’s 6th District, Democrat
Waldon, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 6th congressional district from 1985 to 1986.
Our unique analysis of the bills Waldon sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Waldon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Some of Waldon’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jul 1986 to Oct 1986, Waldon missed 29 of 220 roll call votes, which is 13.2%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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