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Sen. William Smith

Former Senator for Michigan

Smith was a senator from Michigan and was a Republican. He served from 1907 to 1919.

He was previously the representative for Michigan’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Michigan’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Michigan’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Michigan’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for Michigan’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1895 to 1899.

Photo of Sen. William Smith [R-MI, 1907-1919]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1907 to Mar 1919, Smith missed 1,073 of 2,131 roll call votes, which is 50.4%. This is much worse than the median of 29.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1919. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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