Gholson was the representative for Virginia’s 18th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1815 to 1817.
He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 18th congressional district as a Republican from 1813 to 1815; the representative for Virginia’s 17th congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813; and the representative for Virginia’s 17th congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1811.
From Nov 1808 to Apr 1816, Gholson missed 112 of 1,147 roll call votes, which is 9.8%. This is better than the median of 16.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1816. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Nov 1808-Mar 1809||116||4||3.4%||3rd|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||29||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||104||7||6.7%||10th|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||82||3||3.7%||14th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||90||16||17.8%||58th|
|Dec 1813-Apr 1814||110||9||8.2%||13th|
|Dec 1814-Feb 1815||106||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||61||84.7%||94th|
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