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Rep. William Sebring Kirkpatrick

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th District

Kirkpatrick was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1897 to 1899.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1897 to Mar 1899, Kirkpatrick missed 23 of 183 roll call votes, which is 12.6%. This is better than the median of 34.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1899. 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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