Irwin was the representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1965 to 1968.
He was previously the representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1959 to 1960.
From Jan 1959 to Oct 1968, Irwin missed 53 of 1,052 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is on par with the median of 5.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1968. 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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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