From Nov 1803 to Mar 1813, Smith missed 44 of 636 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is better than the median of 14.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1813. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||40||10||25.0%||40th|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||46||1||2.2%||9th|
|Dec 1805-Apr 1806||68||4||5.9%||15th|
|Dec 1806-Mar 1807||20||5||25.0%||86th|
|Dec 1808-Mar 1809||42||3||7.1%||35th|
|Dec 1809-Jan 1810||8||1||12.5%||48th|
|Dec 1810-Mar 1811||53||4||7.5%||33rd|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||28||1||3.6%||12th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||89||6||6.7%||24th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo