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Sen. Benjamin Smith II

Former Senator for Massachusetts

Smith was a senator from Massachusetts and was a Democrat. He served from 1960 to 1962.

Photo of Sen. Benjamin Smith [D-MA, 1960-1962]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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