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Rep. William Fitts Ryan

Former Representative for New York’s 20th District

Ryan was the representative for New York’s 20th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1961 to 1972.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1961 to Sep 1972, Ryan missed 221 of 2,370 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is on par with the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 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 and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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