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Rep. Henry Cassel

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 9th District

Cassel was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 9th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1907 to 1909.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 9th congressional district as a Republican from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 9th congressional district as a Republican from 1903 to 1905; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1901 to 1903.

Misconudct

Cassel faced an allegation of fraud related to the construction of the Pennsylvania State Capitol. In 1909, he was convicted and was not re-elected.

1909 Convicted and was not re-elected.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1901 to Mar 1909, Cassel missed 134 of 456 roll call votes, which is 29.4%. This is on par with the median of 30.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1909. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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