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Rep. Samuel Birdsall

Former Representative for New York’s 25th District

Birdsall was the representative for New York’s 25th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1837 to 1839.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1837 to Mar 1839, Birdsall missed 135 of 475 roll call votes, which is 28.4%. This is worse than the median of 23.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1839. 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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