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Rep. James Donovan

Former Representative for New York’s 18th District

Donovan was the representative for New York’s 18th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1951 to 1956.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1951 to Jul 1956, Donovan missed 13 of 477 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1956. 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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