From Dec 1905 to Jan 1913, Smith missed 379 of 875 roll call votes, which is 43.3%. This is much worse than the median of 28.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1913. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1905-Feb 1906||25||5||20.0%||39th|
|Dec 1906-Mar 1907||34||8||23.5%||57th|
|Dec 1907-May 1908||270||37||13.7%||22nd|
|Dec 1908-Mar 1909||42||6||14.3%||29th|
|Dec 1909-Feb 1910||18||5||27.8%||57th|
|Dec 1910-Mar 1911||68||63||92.6%||99th|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||58||58||100.0%||99th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||33||33||100.0%||98th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- 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