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Rep. George Towns

Former Representative for Georgia’s 3rd District

Towns was the representative for Georgia’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1845 to 1847.

He was previously the representative for Georgia as a Democrat from 1837 to 1839; and the representative for Georgia as a Jackson from 1835 to 1837.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1835 to Mar 1847, Towns missed 767 of 1,393 roll call votes, which is 55.1%. This is much worse than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1847. 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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