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Rep. Edward Gillette

Former Representative for Iowa’s 7th District

Gillette was the representative for Iowa’s 7th congressional district and was a National Greenbacker. He served from 1879 to 1881.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1879 to Mar 1881, Gillette missed 147 of 439 roll call votes, which is 33.5%. This is worse than the median of 27.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1881. 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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