Sen. John Gear

Former Senator from Iowa, Republican

Gear, a Republican, was a senator from Iowa from 1895 to 1901.

He was previously the representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district (1893-1895); the representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district (1889-1891); and the representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district (1887-1889).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1895 to Jun 1900, Gear missed 270 of 667 roll call votes, which is 40.5%. This is on par with the median of 34.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1900. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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