Gamble was a senator from South Dakota and was a Republican. He served from 1907 to 1913.
He was previously a senator from South Dakota as a Republican from 1901 to 1907; the representative for South Dakota as a Republican from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for South Dakota as a Republican from 1895 to 1897.
From Mar 1901 to Mar 1913, Gamble missed 386 of 1,081 roll call votes, which is 35.7%. This is on par with the median of 29.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1913. 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 1901-Feb 1902||26||1||3.8%||18th|
|Dec 1903-Apr 1904||36||7||19.4%||29th|
|Dec 1904-Mar 1905||56||9||16.1%||34th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||52||9||17.3%||33rd|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||35||23||65.7%||95th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||111||50||45.0%||69th|
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