Rep. Dennis “Denny” Smith [R]

Former Representative from Oregon’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-1990 Representative Oregon's 5th District
1981-1982 Representative Oregon's 2nd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Smith sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Smith is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Smith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Labor and Employment (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Agriculture and Food (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1990, Smith missed 418 of 4,451 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: