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Rep. James Dowdell

Former Representative for Alabama’s 3rd District

Dowdell was the representative for Alabama’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1857 to 1859.

He was previously the representative for Alabama’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1855 to 1857; and the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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