Rep. James Dowdell

Former Representative from Alabama’s 3rd District, Democrat

Dowdell, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 3rd congressional district from 1857 to 1859.

He was previously the representative for Alabama's 3rd congressional district (1855-1857); and the representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district (1853-1855).

Voting Record

From Dec 1853 to Mar 1859, Dowdell missed 339 of 1,884 roll call votes, which is 18.0%. This is better than the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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