Rep. Robert Smith

Former Representative from Oregon’s 2nd District, Republican

Smith, a Republican, was the representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district from 1997 to 1998.

He was previously the representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district (1983-1994).



Our unique analysis of the bills Smith sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1998. 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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Smith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Law (14%) Agriculture and Food (14%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Commerce (10%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Environmental Protection (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Dec 1998, Smith missed 458 of 6,880 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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