Several House members in competitive primary elections, including in Georgia and Pennsylvania, missed votes on Tuesday. 

House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill ShusterWilliam (Bill) Franklin ShusterEx-GOP Rep. Roskam joins lobbying firm Anti-corruption group hits Congress for ignoring K Street, Capitol Hill 'revolving door' Republicans spend more than million at Trump properties MORE (R-Pa.), one of the key negotiators of the water resources conference report that passed the House early Tuesday afternoon, voted for his bill but did not attend the 6 p.m. votes. Shuster was expected to return to his district for the primary election results in the evening.


Two of the Georgia Republicans vying for Senate, Reps. Jack KingstonJohon (Jack) Heddens KingstonNancy Pelosi is ready for this fight 5 Republicans who could replace Isakson in Georgia's Senate race Why don't we pay congressional salary based on results? MORE and Phil GingreyJohn (Phil) Phillip Gingrey2017's top health care stories, from ObamaCare to opioids Beating the drum on healthcare Former GOP chairman joins K Street MORE, both spoke on the House floor early in the afternoon in support of the water projects bill. Both voted in favor of the legislation, which would authorize funding to expand water infrastructure in Savannah, Ga. But neither attended votes in the evening on two bills to combat human trafficking.

Meanwhile, Rep. Paul BrounPaul Collins BrounJoe Lieberman's son running for Senate in Georgia California lawmaker's chief of staff resigns after indictment Republican candidates run against ghost of John Boehner MORE (R-Ga.), who is not expected to proceed to a runoff in the Georgia Senate GOP primary, did not vote at all on Tuesday.

Rep. Allyson SchwartzAllyson Young SchwartzEx-Democratic lawmaker: Medicare needs have changed 'dramatically' over last 50 years Dem Scanlon wins House seat in Pennsylvania House members in Tues. primaries miss votes MORE (D-Pa.), who has missed more House votes this year than any other member seeking higher office, was also absent. Schwartz is running for Pennsylvania governor but is not expected to win the primary.

But Rep. Mike SimpsonMIchael (Mike) Keith SimpsonHouse passes Paycheck Fairness Act Press: Democrats dare to think big Dem chairwoman seeks watchdog probe of Park Service’s shutdown operations MORE (R-Idaho), a close ally of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) who is facing an opponent backed by the Club for Growth, did not miss any votes on Tuesday.