Rep. Charles Dowdy

Former Representative from Mississippi's 4th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1981-1988 Representative Mississippi's 4th District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

Dowdy was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Dowdy’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Dowdy’s bills had a total of 180 cosponsors in the 100th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Dowdy to other members of the House of Representatives in the 100th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jul 1981 to Oct 1988, Dowdy missed 724 of 3,434 roll call votes, which is 21.1%. This is worse than the median of 5.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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