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Rep. Almon Read

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th District

Read was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1843 to 1845.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district as a Democrat from 1841 to 1843.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1841 to Feb 1845, Read missed 489 of 891 roll call votes, which is 54.9%. This is much worse than the median of 23.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1845. 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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