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Rep. Burwell Lewis

Former Representative for Alabama’s 6th District

Lewis was the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1879 to 1881.

He was previously the representative for Alabama as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1875 to Jun 1880, Lewis missed 253 of 648 roll call votes, which is 39.0%. This is worse than the median of 27.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 1880. 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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