Rep. John Dawson

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 21st District, Democrat

Dawson, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district from 1865 to 1867.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district (1863-1865); the representative for Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district (1853-1855); and the representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district (1851-1853).

Voting Record

From Dec 1851 to Mar 1867, Dawson missed 404 of 2,275 roll call votes, which is 17.8%. This is better than the median of 25.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1867. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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