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Rep. Marc Marks

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 24th District

Marks was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 24th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1977 to 1982.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Marks is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Marks sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 1977 to Dec 21, 1982. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Marks sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (17%) Taxation (17%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Health (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Commerce (9%) Emergency Management (9%) Energy (9%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Marks recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1977 to Dec 1982, Marks missed 456 of 3,626 roll call votes, which is 12.6%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: