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Sen. Abijah Gilbert

Former Senator for Florida

Gilbert was a senator from Florida and was a Republican. He served from 1869 to 1875.

He was previously the representative for California as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851.

Photo of Sen. Abijah Gilbert [R-FL, 1869-1875]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1869 to Mar 1875, Gilbert missed 794 of 1,965 roll call votes, which is 40.4%. This is much worse than the median of 31.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1875. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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