Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1993
Rep. Lawrence Smith [D-FL16, 1983-1992] leaves office as Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district.
Former Representative from Florida’s 16th District
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|Representative||Florida's 16th District|
Our unique analysis of the bills Smith sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992. 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)
Smith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (33%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Immigration (11%) Social Welfare (9%) Law (7%) Commerce (5%) Transportation and Public Works (3%)
Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Smith missed 369 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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