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

Our unique analysis of the bills Dowdy sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dowdy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jul 1981 to Oct 1988, Dowdy missed 725 of 3,432 roll call votes, which is 21.1%. This is worse than the median of 5.2% 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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