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Rep. Charles Joelson

Former Representative for New Jersey’s 8th District

Joelson was the representative for New Jersey’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1961 to 1970.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1961 to Sep 1969, Joelson missed 33 of 1,420 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is better than the median of 8.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1969. 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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