Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2013
Rep. Dan Boren [D-OK2, 2005-2012] leaves office as Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Oklahoma’s 2nd District, Democrat
Boren, a Democrat, was the representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district from 2005 to 2012.
Our unique analysis of the bills Boren sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Boren is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Boren sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (23%) Native Americans (19%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Taxation (9%) Commerce (7%) Law (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)
Some of Boren’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Jan 2013, Boren missed 252 of 6,351 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 23 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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