Gordon was the representative for Tennessee’s 10th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1907 to 1913.
From Dec 1907 to Aug 1911, Gordon missed 150 of 548 roll call votes, which is 27.4%. This is on par with the median of 28.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1911. 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1907-May 1908||270||68||25.2%||44th|
|Dec 1908-Mar 1909||42||12||28.6%||63rd|
|Dec 1909-Feb 1910||18||5||27.8%||57th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||68||16||23.5%||50th|
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