Smalls, a Republican, was the representative for South Carolina's 7th congressional district from 1885 to 1887.
He was previously the representative for South Carolina's 7th congressional district (1883-1885); the representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district (1881-1883); the representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district (1877-1879); and the representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district (1875-1877).
From Dec 1875 to Mar 1887, Smalls missed 376 of 1,415 roll call votes, which is 26.6%. This is on par with the median of 28.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1887. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1875-Mar 1876||60||5||8.3%||24th|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||125||33||26.4%||59th|
|Dec 1877-Feb 1878||56||12||21.4%||62nd|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||116||18||15.5%||34th|
|Dec 1882-Mar 1883||100||8||8.0%||1st|
|Dec 1884-Mar 1885||146||37||25.3%||45th|
|Dec 1885-Mar 1886||39||8||20.5%||42nd|
|Dec 1886-Mar 1887||103||55||53.4%||90th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo