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Rep. George Bates

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 6th District

Bates was the representative for Massachusetts’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1937 to 1950.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1937 to Oct 1949, Bates missed 62 of 1,206 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is worse than the median of 3.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1949. 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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