Gilmer, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district from 1843 to 1845.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 12th congressional district (1841-1843; Whig).
From May 1841 to Feb 1844, Gilmer missed 361 of 1,079 roll call votes, which is 33.5%. This is worse than the median of 23.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1844. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||74||36.3%||80th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||41||23.8%||55th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||105||34||32.4%||76th|
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