Rep. Paulus Powell

Former Representative from Virginia’s 6th District, Democrat

Powell, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district from 1857 to 1859.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district (1855-1857); the representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district (1853-1855); the representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district (1851-1853); and the representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district (1849-1851).

Voting Record

From Dec 1849 to Mar 1859, Powell missed 838 of 2,911 roll call votes, which is 28.8%. This is worse 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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