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Rep. Edwin Merritt

Former Representative for New York’s 31st District

Merritt was the representative for New York’s 31st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1913 to 1915.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 26th congressional district as a Republican from 1911 to 1913.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1912 to Mar 1915, Merritt missed 362 of 391 roll call votes, which is 92.6%. This is much worse than the median of 32.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1915. 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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Primary Sources

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