Galifianakis was the representative for North Carolina’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1969 to 1972.
He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1967 to 1968.
From Jan 1967 to Oct 1972, Galifianakis missed 242 of 1,570 roll call votes, which is 15.4%. This is worse than the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1972. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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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