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Rep. William Smith

Former Representative for Virginia’s 7th District

Smith, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district (1857-1859); the representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district (1855-1857); the representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district (1853-1855); and the representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district (1841-1843).

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1841 to Mar 1861, Smith missed 979 of 3,027 roll call votes, which is 32.3%. This is worse than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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