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Rep. Gibson Atherton

Former Representative for Ohio’s 13th District

Atherton was the representative for Ohio’s 13th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1881 to 1883.

He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 1879 to 1881.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1879 to Mar 1883, Atherton missed 303 of 788 roll call votes, which is 38.5%. This is worse than the median of 28.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1883. 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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