Rep. Edward Boland

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 2nd District, Democrat

Boland, a Democrat, was the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district from 1953 to 1988.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Boland sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Arts, Culture, Religion (18%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Environmental Protection (10%) International Affairs (7%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Native Americans (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Oct 1988, Boland missed 1,069 of 11,818 roll call votes, which is 9.0%. This is worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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