Bowen was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Bowen’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Bowen’s bills had a total of 76 cosponsors in the 97th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Bowen to other members of the House of Representatives in the 97th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Bowen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 517 (97th): A resolution electing the Honorable William H. Natcher as Speaker pro tempore ...
- H.Res. 329 (97th): A resolution amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to decrease ...
- H.R. 5385 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to repeal ...
- H.R. 5126 (97th): A bill to amend section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code of ...
- H.R. 5028 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exempt ...
- H.R. 4631 (97th): A bill to designate the United States Department of Agriculture Boll Weevil ...
- H.R. 3301 (97th): A bill to establish a loan program for the purpose of maintaining ...
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From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Bowen missed 552 of 5,931 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is worse than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills