Rep. Peter Smith
Former Representative from Vermont's At-Large District
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Vermont's At-Large District
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Smith was a centrist Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Smith’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Smith’s bills had a total of 371 cosponsors in the 101st Congress.
Use this chart to compare Smith to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5218 (101st): To establish a National Demonstration Program for Educational Performance Agreements for School ...
- H.Res. 407 (101st): That the House of Representatives urges the President to instruct the Attorney ...
- H.R. 4063 (101st): Lake Champlain Special Designation Act of 1990
- H.R. 4004 (101st): Bovine Growth Hormone Moratorium Act of 1990
- H.R. 3347 (101st): To establish a National Demonstration Program for Educational Performance Agreements for School ...
- H.R. 3257 (101st): Stratospheric Ozone Layer Protection Act
- H.R. 3258 (101st): Critical Languages and Area Studies Program Assistance Act
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From Jan 1989 to Oct 1990, Smith missed 67 of 904 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is worse than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills