Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1859
Rep. Samuel Smith [D-TN3, 1857-1859] leaves office as Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district.
Former Representative from Tennessee’s 3rd District, Democrat
Smith, a Democrat, was the representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district from 1857 to 1859.
He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district (1855-1857); and the representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district (1853-1855).
From Dec 1853 to Mar 1859, Smith missed 595 of 1,884 roll call votes, which is 31.6%. This is worse than the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1853-Mar 1854||114||39||34.2%||74th|
|Dec 1854-Mar 1855||155||72||46.5%||92nd|
|Dec 1855-Mar 1856||177||52||29.4%||85th|
|Dec 1856-Mar 1857||231||49||21.2%||54th|
|Dec 1857-Feb 1858||104||27||26.0%||63rd|
|Dec 1858-Mar 1859||196||50||25.5%||61st|
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