Gavagan, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 21st congressional district from 1931 to 1944.
He was previously the representative for New York's 21st congressional district (1929-1931).
From Dec 1929 to Dec 1943, Gavagan missed 204 of 1,194 roll call votes, which is 17.1%. This is much worse than the median of 7.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1943. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1929-Feb 1930||9||4||44.4%||79th|
|Dec 1930-Mar 1931||33||5||15.2%||52nd|
|Dec 1931-Feb 1932||17||3||17.6%||57th|
|Dec 1932-Mar 1933||37||10||27.0%||87th|
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