Rep. Corinne “Lindy” Boggs

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 2nd District, Democrat

Boggs, a Democrat, was the representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district from 1973 to 1990.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Boggs sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Boggs is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Boggs sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (36%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (27%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Taxation (18%)

Recent Bills

Some of Boggs’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Mar 1973 to Oct 1990, Boggs missed 1,148 of 9,584 roll call votes, which is 12.0%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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