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Rep. Alexander Smyth

Former Representative for Virginia’s 22nd District

Smyth was the representative for Virginia’s 22nd congressional district and was a Jackson. He served from 1829 to 1831.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 22nd congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Virginia’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1823 to 1825; the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1819 to 1821; and the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1817 to 1819.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1817 to Apr 1830, Smyth missed 193 of 752 roll call votes, which is 25.7%. This is worse than the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1830. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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