Rep. Douglas Owens

Former Representative from Utah’s 2nd District, Democrat

Owens, a Democrat, was the representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district from 1987 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district (1973-1974).

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Owens 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Owens is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Owens sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) International Affairs (15%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Taxation (9%) Health (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1992, Owens missed 334 of 3,853 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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