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Rep. Thomas Johnson

Former Representative for Maryland’s 1st District

Johnson was the representative for Maryland’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1959 to 1962.


Johnson faced an allegation of accepting an illegal gratuity. In 1962, he was defeated in the election. In 1968, he was convicted of conspiracy and conflict of interest.

1962 Defeated in the election.
1968 Convicted of conspiracy and conflict of interest.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1962, Johnson missed 10 of 420 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1962. 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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