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Rep. Caleb Lyon

Former Representative for New York’s 23rd District

Lyon was the representative for New York’s 23rd congressional district and was an Independent. He served from 1853 to 1855.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1853 to Mar 1855, Lyon missed 471 of 607 roll call votes, which is 77.6%. This is much worse than the median of 31.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1855. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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