Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1999
Rep. Linda Smith [R-WA3, 1995-1998] leaves office as Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Washington’s 3rd District, Republican
Smith, a Republican, was the representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district from 1995 to 1998.
Our unique analysis of the bills Smith sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1998. 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:
Government Operations and Politics (35%) Commerce (13%) Law (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)
Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1995 to Dec 1998, Smith missed 91 of 2,527 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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