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Rep. Benjamin James

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th District

James was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1949 to 1958.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1949 to Aug 1958, James missed 75 of 945 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1958. 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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