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Rep. Thomas Butler

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th District

Butler was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1927 to 1929.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1925 to 1927; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1923 to 1925; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1915 to 1923; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1907 to 1915; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 6th congressional district as an Ind. Republican from 1897 to 1899.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1897 to May 1928, Butler missed 829 of 3,258 roll call votes, which is 25.4%. This is worse than the median of 16.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1928. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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