Rep. Albert Smith Jr.
Former Representative from Alabama's 6th District
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Alabama's 6th District
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Smith was a moderate Republican follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Smith’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Smith’s bills had a total of 63 cosponsors in the 97th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Smith to other members of the House of Representatives in the 97th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6579 (97th): New Jobs Act
- H.R. 6242 (97th): Increased Savings for Spouse Retirement Act
- H.R. 6061 (97th): Access to Postsecondary Education Act
- H.J.Res. 451 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United ...
- H.R. 5500 (97th): Taxpayer Protection From Congressional Benefit Abuse Act
- H.R. 5331 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to terminate ...
- H.R. 5215 (97th): A bill to amend section 1979 of the Revised Statutes of the ...
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From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Smith missed 52 of 804 roll call votes, which is 6.5%. This is better than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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:
- 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