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Rep. Joseph Hawkins

Former Representative for New York’s 20th District

Hawkins was the representative for New York’s 20th congressional district and was an Adams Democrat. He served from 1829 to 1831.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1829 to Mar 1831, Hawkins missed 51 of 273 roll call votes, which is 18.7%. This is on par with the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1831. 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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