Rep. Dwight Townsend

Former Representative from New York’s 1st District, Democrat

Townsend, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 1st congressional district from 1871 to 1873.

He was previously the representative for New York's 1st congressional district (1863-1865).

Voting Record

From Dec 1864 to Mar 1873, Townsend missed 404 of 688 roll call votes, which is 58.7%. This is much worse than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1873. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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