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Rep. Leon Gavin

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 23rd District

Gavin was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 23rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1953 to 1964.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1945 to 1952; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 20th congressional district as a Republican from 1943 to 1944.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1943 to Sep 1963, Gavin missed 76 of 1,980 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1963. 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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