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Rep. Victory Birdseye

Former Representative for New York’s 23rd District

Birdseye was the representative for New York’s 23rd congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1841 to 1843.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1815 to Mar 1843, Birdseye missed 171 of 1,087 roll call votes, which is 15.7%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1843. 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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