Smith, a Democrat, was a senator from Massachusetts from 1960 to 1962.
From Jan 1961 to Oct 1962, Smith missed 56 of 428 roll call votes, which is 13.1%. This is worse than the median of 9.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1962. 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:
- @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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo