Rep. Adrian Smith

Representative from Nebraska’s 3rd District, Republican

Smith, a Republican, has been the representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Smith has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Smith is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Smith for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Adrian Smith sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Smith sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (25%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Environmental Protection (15%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Water Resources Development (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Taxation (10%)

Recent Bills

Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Smith’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 1177: Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
Dec 2, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 6: 21st Century Cures Act
Jul 10, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2016, Smith missed 72 of 7,666 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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