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

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.

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 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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Primary Sources

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