Rep. Virginia Smith

Former Representative from Nebraska’s 3rd District, Republican

Smith, a Republican, was the representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district from 1975 to 1990.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Smith sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990. 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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Smith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (20%) Environmental Protection (16%) Taxation (14%) Water Resources Development (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Private Legislation (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1990, Smith missed 301 of 8,540 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is better than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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