Rep. Howard Smith

Former Representative from Virginia’s 8th District, Democrat

Smith, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district from 1935 to 1966.

He was previously the representative for Virginia (1933-1934); and the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1931-1933).

Voting Record

From Dec 1931 to Oct 1966, Smith missed 140 of 3,554 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is better than the median of 7.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1966. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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