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Rep. James Covington

Former Representative for Maryland’s 1st District

Covington was the representative for Maryland’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1909 to 1915.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1909 to Sep 1914, Covington missed 344 of 655 roll call votes, which is 52.5%. This is much worse than the median of 32.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1914. 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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