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Rep. Gideon Barstow

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 2nd District

Barstow was the representative for Massachusetts’s 2nd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1821 to 1823.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1821 to Mar 1823, Barstow missed 38 of 95 roll call votes, which is 40.0%. This is much worse than the median of 13.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1823. 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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