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Rep. George Watkins

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 9th District

Watkins was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 9th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1967 to 1970.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1965 to 1966.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

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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