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Rep. Smith McPherson

Former Representative for Iowa’s 9th District

McPherson was the representative for Iowa’s 9th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1899 to 1901.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1899 to Jun 1900, McPherson missed 13 of 84 roll call votes, which is 15.5%. This is better than the median of 31.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 1900. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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