Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1909
Rep. John Gaines [D-TN6, 1907-1909] leaves office as Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Tennessee’s 6th District, Democrat
Gaines, a Democrat, was the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district from 1907 to 1909.
He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district (1905-1907); the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district (1903-1905); the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district (1901-1903); the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district (1899-1901); and the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district (1897-1899).
From Mar 1897 to Mar 1909, Gaines missed 331 of 1,050 roll call votes, which is 31.5%. This is on par with the median of 30.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1909. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1897-Feb 1898||29||9||31.0%||62nd|
|Dec 1898-Mar 1899||37||14||37.8%||64th|
|Dec 1899-Feb 1900||21||3||14.3%||15th|
|Dec 1900-Mar 1901||62||5||8.1%||6th|
|Dec 1901-Feb 1902||19||6||31.6%||70th|
|Dec 1902-Mar 1903||114||25||21.9%||49th|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||49||12||24.5%||40th|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||32||17||53.1%||92nd|
|Dec 1905-Feb 1906||25||7||28.0%||52nd|
|Dec 1906-Mar 1907||34||15||44.1%||82nd|
|Dec 1907-May 1908||270||88||32.6%||48th|
|Dec 1908-Mar 1909||42||9||21.4%||36th|
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