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Rep. Forest Harness

Former Representative for Indiana’s 5th District

Harness was the representative for Indiana’s 5th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1939 to 1948.

Photo of Rep. Forest Harness [R-IN5, 1939-1948]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1939 to Aug 1948, Harness missed 53 of 928 roll call votes, which is 5.7%. This is worse than the median of 3.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1948. 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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