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Rep. Seymour Halpern

Former Representative for New York’s 6th District

Halpern was the representative for New York’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1963 to 1972.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1959 to 1962.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1972, Halpern missed 453 of 2,614 roll call votes, which is 17.3%. This is much worse than the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1972. 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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