Rep. David Bowen

Former Representative from Mississippi’s 2nd District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1973-1982 Representative Mississippi's 2nd District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Bowen missed 554 of 5,959 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is worse than the median of 7.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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