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Rep. Christopher Bowen

Former Representative for South Carolina’s 2nd District

Bowen was the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1867 to 1871.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1868 to Mar 1871, Bowen missed 512 of 871 roll call votes, which is 58.8%. This is much worse than the median of 25.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1871. 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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