Rep. Thomas Gilmer

Former Representative from Virginia’s 5th District, Democrat

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).

Voting Record

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.

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