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Rep. Thomas Van Alstyne

Former Representative for New York’s 16th District

Van Alstyne was the representative for New York’s 16th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1883 to 1885.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1883 to Mar 1885, Van Alstyne missed 74 of 334 roll call votes, which is 22.2%. This is better than the median of 29.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1885. 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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