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Rep. Alton Waldon Jr.

Former Representative for New York’s 6th District

Waldon, a Democrat, was the representative for New York’s 6th congressional district from 1985 to 1986.

Photo of Rep. Alton Waldon [D-NY6, 1985-1986]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Waldon is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1986 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Waldon sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Some of Waldon’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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