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Rep. Obadiah Bowne

Former Representative for New York’s 2nd District

Bowne was the representative for New York’s 2nd congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1851 to 1853.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1851 to Mar 1853, Bowne missed 215 of 455 roll call votes, which is 47.3%. This is much worse than the median of 27.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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