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Rep. Fred Gilchrist

Former Representative for Iowa’s 6th District

Gilchrist was the representative for Iowa’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1943 to 1944.

He was previously the representative for Iowa’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1933 to 1942; and the representative for Iowa’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1931 to 1933.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1931 to Dec 1944, Gilchrist missed 137 of 1,170 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is worse than the median of 7.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1944. 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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