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Sen. Sheridan Downey

Former Senator for California

Downey was a senator from California and was a Democrat. He served from 1939 to 1950.

Photo of Sen. Sheridan Downey [D-CA, 1939-1950]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1939 to Jan 1951, Downey missed 404 of 1,624 roll call votes, which is 24.9%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1951. 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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