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Sen. Margaret Smith

Former Senator for Maine

Smith was a senator from Maine and was a Republican. She served from 1949 to 1972.

She was previously the representative for Maine’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1939 to 1948.

Photo of Sen. Margaret Smith [R-ME, 1949-1972]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1949 to Oct 1972, Smith missed 225 of 5,661 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is better than the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1972. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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