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Rep. John Reading

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 5th District

Reading was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1869 to 1871.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1869 to Apr 1870, Reading missed 71 of 207 roll call votes, which is 34.3%. This is worse than the median of 25.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1870. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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