Rep. John Slack Jr.

Former Representative from West Virginia’s 3rd District, Democrat

Slack, a Democrat, was the representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district from 1963 to 1980.

He was previously the representative for West Virginia's 6th congressional district (1959-1962).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Slack sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Social Welfare (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Taxation (11%) Law (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Apr 1980, Slack missed 459 of 7,306 roll call votes, which is 6.3%. This is better than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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