Rep. Dennis “Denny” Smith
Former Representative from Oregon's 5th District
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Smith was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Smith’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Smith to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5809 (101st): To amend the Act incorporating the American Legion so as to redefine ...
- H.R. 4352 (101st): To authorize the Secretary of the Army to release the reversionary interest ...
- H.R. 4124 (101st): Student Loan Default Reduction Amendments of 1990
- H.R. 3918 (101st): Violent Crime Control and Criminal Procedures Reform Act of 1989
- H.R. 3603 (101st): To direct the heads of Federal departments and agencies to disclose information ...
- H.R. 2738 (101st): To provide for awards for information concerning the placement of hazardous or ...
- H.R. 2737 (101st): To require the payment of interest on moneys affected by injunctions on ...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1990, Smith missed 384 of 4,415 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is worse than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills