Sen. William Smathers

Former Senator from New Jersey, Democrat

Smathers, a Democrat, was a senator from New Jersey from 1937 to 1942.

He was previously the representative for Georgia (1807-1811; Republican); and the representative for Georgia (1805-1807; Republican).

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Voting Record

From Apr 1937 to Dec 1942, Smathers missed 216 of 609 roll call votes, which is 35.5%. This is much worse than the median of 18.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1942. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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