Sen. Gordon Smith

Former Senator from Oregon

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2009 Senator,

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Sponsorship Analysis

Smith was a centrist Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Smith’s time serving in the Senate. Smith’s bills had a total of 515 cosponsors in the 110th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Smith to other members of the Senate in the 110th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2008, Smith missed 79 of 3,894 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity