Rep. Jason Smith

Representative from Missouri’s 8th District, Republican

Smith, a Republican, has been the representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district since Jun 4, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. 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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Smith for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Jason Smith sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Smith sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (27%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (27%) Government Operations and Politics (27%) Environmental Protection (18%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 2013 to Jul 2016, Smith missed 20 of 2,188 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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