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Don Young has one of the worst attendance records in Congress

According to an analysis by the Washington Post, Don Young missed more votes this session than 420 other Representatives. Just 15 Members of Congress had worse attendance records – most of their missed votes were due to serious illness, death, running for higher office, etc.

 

 

Congressional Session/Year

Percentage of votes missed by Don Young

Number of votes missed by Don Young

Number of votes missed by Ted Stevens

110th Congress, 2007/2008

17.3%

Missed 311 votes out of 1,798 (as of 9/20/08)

Missed 24 votes out of 618 (or 3.7% as of 9/20/08)

109h Congress, 2005/2006

8.3%

Missed 100 votes out of 1260

Missed 8 votes out of 645

108th Congress, 2003/2004

12.7%

Missed 155 votes out of 1255

Missed 4 votes out of 675

107th Congress, 2001/2002

18.2%

Missed 181 votes out of 996

Missed 50 votes out of 633

106th Congress, 1999/2000

13.6%

Missed 165 votes out of 1214

Missed 5 votes out of 672

105th Congress, 1997/1998

17.6%

Missed 209 votes out of 1187

Missed 5 votes out of 612

104th Congress, 1995/1996

9.5%

Missed 127 votes out of 1340

Missed 29 votes out of 919

103rd Congress, 1993/1994

8.2%

Missed 92 votes out of 1122

Missed 33 votes out of 724

102nd Congress, 1991/1992

7.7%

Missed 72 votes out of 932

Missed 14 votes out of 550

 

 

 

Contrast Don Young's attendance record with Sen. Stevens and Sen. Murkowski

 

·        Since 1993, Don Young missed 14% of his votes. Only 12 members of Congress missed more votes.

·         http://www.govtrack.us/congress/person.xpd?id=400440

·         Ted Stevens missed just 2.5% of his votes since 1993

·         http://www.govtrack.us/congress/person.xpd?id=300094

·         Lisa Murkowski has missed 4% of her votes since 2003

·         http://www.govtrack.us/congress/person.xpd?id=300075

 

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