Smith was the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1819 to 1821.
He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1817 to 1819; and the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817.
From Dec 1815 to Mar 1821, Smith missed 101 of 366 roll call votes, which is 27.6%. This is much worse than the median of 14.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1821. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||9||12.5%||26th|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||64||2||3.1%||11th|
|Nov 1818-Mar 1819||42||7||16.7%||64th|
|Dec 1819-May 1820||88||23||26.1%||77th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||59||55||93.2%||96th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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