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Rep. John Clarence Watts

Former Representative for Kentucky’s 6th District

Watts was the representative for Kentucky’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1951 to 1972.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1951 to Sep 1971, Watts missed 179 of 2,797 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is better than the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1971. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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