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Rep. John Dawson

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 21st District

Dawson was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 21st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1865 to 1867.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 21st congressional district as a Democrat from 1863 to 1865; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 20th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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