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Rep. John Covode

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 21st District

Covode was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 21st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1867 to 1871.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1861 to 1863; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1859 to 1861; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1857 to 1859; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 19th congressional district as an Ind. Republican-Democrat from 1855 to 1857.

Photo of Rep. John Covode [R-PA21, 1867-1871]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1855 to Jan 1871, Covode missed 1,142 of 3,433 roll call votes, which is 33.3%. This is worse than the median of 25.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1871. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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