Sen. Truman Smith

Former Senator from Connecticut, Whig

Smith, a Whig, was a senator from Connecticut from 1849 to 1855.

He was previously the representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district (1847-1849); the representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district (1845-1847); and the representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district (1839-1843).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1849 to Dec 1854, Smith missed 157 of 997 roll call votes, which is 15.7%. This is better than the median of 25.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1854. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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