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Rep. Samuel Gholson

Former Representative for Mississippi

Gholson was the representative for Mississippi and was a Democrat. He served from 1837 to 1839.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi as a Jackson from 1835 to 1837.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1836 to Feb 1838, Gholson missed 55 of 202 roll call votes, which is 27.2%. This is on par with the median of 23.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1838. 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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Primary Sources

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