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Rep. James Birdsall

Former Representative for New York’s 15th District

Birdsall was the representative for New York’s 15th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1815 to 1817.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1815 to Mar 1817, Birdsall missed 37 of 113 roll call votes, which is 32.7%. This is much worse than the median of 16.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1817. 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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