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Rep. James Van Zandt

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 20th District

Van Zandt was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 20th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1953 to 1962.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1947 to 1952; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 23rd congressional district as a Republican from 1939 to 1944.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1939 to Oct 1962, Van Zandt missed 29 of 1,985 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1962. 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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