Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2003
Sen. Robert “Bob” Smith [R-NH, 1990-2002] leaves office as Senator from New Hampshire.
Former Senator from New Hampshire, Republican
Smith, a Republican, was a senator from New Hampshire from 1990 to 2002.
He was previously the representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district (1985-1990).
Our unique analysis of the bills Smith sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2002. 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 (24%) Law (15%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Commerce (11%) International Affairs (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%)
Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1991 to Nov 2002, Smith missed 39 of 4,110 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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