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Rep. Charles Gerlach

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th District

Gerlach was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1945 to 1948.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 9th congressional district as a Republican from 1939 to 1944.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1939 to May 1947, Gerlach missed 50 of 801 roll call votes, which is 6.2%. This is worse than the median of 3.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1947. 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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