Gibson was a senator from Vermont and was a Republican. He served from 1933 to 1940.
He was previously the representative for Vermont’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1931 to 1933; the representative for Vermont’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1927 to 1931; the representative for Vermont’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1925 to 1927; and the representative for Vermont’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1923 to 1925.
From May 1933 to Jun 1940, Gibson missed 91 of 718 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is better than the median of 17.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1940. 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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo