Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1837
Sen. Gideon Tomlinson [A-CT, 1831-1837] leaves office as Senator from Connecticut.
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Former Senator from Connecticut, Anti-Jacksonian
Tomlinson, a Anti-Jacksonian, was a senator from Connecticut from 1831 to 1837.
He was previously the representative for Connecticut (1825-1827; Adams); the representative for Connecticut (1823-1825; None); the representative for Connecticut (1821-1823; Republican); and the representative for Connecticut (1819-1821; Republican).
From Dec 1831 to Mar 1837, Tomlinson missed 103 of 1,090 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is better than the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||13||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||137||6||4.4%||4th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||14||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||21||1||4.8%||26th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||190||54||28.4%||67th|
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