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Rep. Walter Forward

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th District

Forward was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th congressional district and was (unknown party). He served from 1823 to 1825.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1823 to Mar 1825, Forward missed 20 of 118 roll call votes, which is 16.9%. This is worse than the median of 12.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1825. 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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