McDowell, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 29th congressional district from 1947 to 1948.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 31st congressional district (1939-1940).
From Jan 1939 to Aug 1948, McDowell missed 22 of 390 roll call votes, which is 5.6%. This is worse than the median of 3.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1948. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000