Rep. Smith Ely Jr.

Former Representative from New York’s 7th District, Democrat

Ely, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 7th congressional district from 1875 to 1877.

He was previously the representative for New York's 7th congressional district (1871-1873).

Voting Record

From Mar 1871 to Dec 1876, Ely missed 348 of 732 roll call votes, which is 47.5%. This is much worse than the median of 26.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1876. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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