Sen. Robert “Bob” Smith
Former Senator from New Hampshire
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New Hampshire's 1st District
See Also: Bioguide
Smith was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Smith’s time serving in the Senate. Smith’s bills had a total of 140 cosponsors in the 107th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Smith to other members of the Senate in the 107th 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...
- S. 2886 (107th): Houses of Worship Political Speech Protection Act
- S. 2813 (107th): Water Quality Investment Act of 2002
- S. 2815 (107th): Clear Skies Act of 2002
- S.Res. 297 (107th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that pet owners should ...
- S.Res. 290 (107th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the designation of ...
- S.Res. 288 (107th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that New Hampshire residents ...
- S. 2575 (107th): American Land Sovereignty Protection Act
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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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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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills