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Sen. Peter Gerry

Former Senator for Rhode Island

Gerry, a Democrat, was a senator from Rhode Island from 1935 to 1946.

He was previously a senator from Rhode Island (1923-1929); a senator from Rhode Island (1917-1923); and the representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district (1913-1915).

Photo of Sen. Peter Gerry [D-RI, 1935-1946]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1917 to Aug 1946, Gerry missed 1,015 of 3,492 roll call votes, which is 29.1%. This is much worse than the median of 13.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1946. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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