Goodell was a senator from New York and was a Republican. He served from 1968 to 1970.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 38th congressional district as a Republican from 1963 to 1966; and the representative for New York’s 43rd congressional district as a Republican from 1959 to 1962.
From Jul 1967 to Dec 1970, Goodell missed 208 of 716 roll call votes, which is 29.1%. This is much worse than the median of 14.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1970. 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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo