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Sen. William Smathers

Former Senator for New Jersey

Smathers was a senator from New Jersey and was a Democrat. He served from 1937 to 1942.

Photo of Sen. William Smathers [D-NJ, 1937-1942]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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