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Rep. James Irvin

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 17th District

Irvin was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1843 to 1845.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district as a Whig from 1841 to 1843.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1841 to Mar 1845, Irvin missed 449 of 1,571 roll call votes, which is 28.6%. This is worse than the median of 23.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1845. 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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