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Sen. William Smith

Former Senator for South Carolina


Smith was a senator from South Carolina and was a Jackson. He served from 1826 to 1831.

He was previously a senator from South Carolina as a Republican from 1816 to 1823.

Photo of Sen. William Smith [J-SC, 1826-1831]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1817 to Mar 1831, Smith missed 146 of 1,003 roll call votes, which is 14.6%. This is on par with the median of 12.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1831. 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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