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Rep. Joseph Francis Smith

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd District

Smith was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1981 to 1982.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Smith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (100%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Smith recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1981 to Dec 1982, Smith missed 183 of 656 roll call votes, which is 27.9%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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