Rep. John Saylor

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 12th District, Republican

Saylor, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district from 1973 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district (1953-1972); and the representative for Pennsylvania's 26th congressional district (1949-1952).

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Saylor sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Saylor is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Saylor sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (32%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Environmental Protection (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Water Resources Development (10%) Native Americans (8%) Health (6%) Energy (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Saylor’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Sep 1949 to Oct 1973, Saylor missed 340 of 3,862 roll call votes, which is 8.8%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1973. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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