Our unique analysis of the bills Smith sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into their position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Smith is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5745 (101st): For the relief of Nebraska Aluminum Castings, Inc.
- H.R. 4218 (101st): Environmental Reserve Program Act of 1990
- H.R. 2923 (101st): To amend the Internal Revenue Code to extend the one year deferment ...
- H.R. 2903 (101st): To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to set a lower financial ...
- H.R. 2736 (101st): Platte River Preservation Act
- H.R. 2735 (101st): Rural Electrification Amendment Act of 1989
- H.R. 2438 (101st): To authorize amendments to a certain water service contract for the Frenchman ...
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1990, Smith missed 278 of 8,520 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is better than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills