Watkins, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district from 1967 to 1970.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district (1965-1966).
From Jan 1965 to Aug 1970, Watkins missed 210 of 1,195 roll call votes, which is 17.6%. This is much worse than the median of 8.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1970. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000