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Rep. John Whalley

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th District

Whalley was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1963 to 1972.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district as a Republican from 1959 to 1962.

Misconudct

Whalley faced an allegation of taking kickbacks from congressional employees for personal use. In 1973, he resigned from Congress and pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and mail fraud.

1973 Resigned from Congress and pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and mail fraud.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1961 to Oct 1972, Whalley missed 329 of 2,435 roll call votes, which is 13.5%. This is worse than the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1972. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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