Sen. David Boren [D]

Former Senator from Oklahoma

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1979-1994 Senator Oklahoma

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Boren sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1994. 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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Boren sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Education (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Health (7%) International Affairs (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1979 to Oct 1994, Boren missed 394 of 6,131 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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