Rep. Lawrence Smith (D)

Former Representative from Florida’s 16th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-1992 Representative Florida's 16th District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

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 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)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Smith missed 360 of 4,565 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is worse than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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