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Rep. Walter Powell

Former Representative for Ohio’s 8th District

Powell was the representative for Ohio’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 24th congressional district as a Republican from 1971 to 1972.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Powell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (50%) Education (50%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Powell recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Powell missed 263 of 1,727 roll call votes, which is 15.2%. This is worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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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