Gilman was a senator from New Hampshire and was a Republican. He served from 1811 to 1815.
He was previously a senator from New Hampshire as a Republican from 1805 to 1811; the representative for New Hampshire as a Federalist from 1795 to 1797; the representative for New Hampshire as a Democratic Republican from 1793 to 1795; the representative for New Hampshire as a Democratic Republican from 1791 to 1793; and the representative for New Hampshire as a Democratic Republican from 1789 to 1791.
From Dec 1805 to Dec 1814, Gilman missed 47 of 702 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is better than the median of 14.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1814. 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|
|Dec 1805-Apr 1806||68||5||7.4%||45th|
|Dec 1806-Mar 1807||20||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1808-Mar 1809||42||2||4.8%||20th|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||8||2||25.0%||60th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||53||5||9.4%||50th|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||28||1||3.6%||17th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||89||9||10.1%||33rd|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||88||3||3.4%||12th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||1||1||100.0%||90th|
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