Gaillard was a senator from South Carolina and was a Jackson. He served from 1825 to 1827.
He was previously a senator from South Carolina as a Republican from 1819 to 1825; a senator from South Carolina as a Republican from 1807 to 1819; and a senator from South Carolina as a Republican from 1804 to 1807.
From Oct 1803 to Feb 1826, Gaillard missed 176 of 1,610 roll call votes, which is 10.9%. This is on par with the median of 9.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Feb 1826. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||44||21||47.7%||50th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||4||2||50.0%||50th|
|Dec 1805-Apr 1806||68||10||14.7%||50th|
|Dec 1806-Mar 1807||20||3||15.0%||0th|
|Dec 1808-Mar 1809||42||3||7.1%||33rd|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||8||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||53||2||3.8%||33rd|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||28||0||0.0%||0th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||89||11||12.4%||67th|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||89||21||23.6%||67th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||86||2||2.3%||33rd|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||136||4||2.9%||20th|
|Dec 1816-Mar 1817||53||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||67||4||6.0%||10th|
|Dec 1818-Mar 1819||65||9||13.8%||67th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||52||1||1.9%||0th|
|Dec 1822-Mar 1823||29||3||10.3%||50th|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||130||6||4.6%||40th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||48||11||22.9%||82nd|
|Dec 1825-May 1826||39||34||87.2%||94th|
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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo