Our unique analysis of the bills Boulter 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Boulter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Boulter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (22%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Taxation (11%) Environmental Protection (8%) Water Resources Development (8%) International Affairs (8%) Energy (8%)
Some of Boulter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 326 (100th): A concurrent resolution to request that the President submit a report to ...
- H.R. 4217 (100th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, ...
- H.R. 2662 (100th): National Petroleum Security Act of 1987
- H.R. 306 (100th): Foreign Agricultural Investment Reform (FAIR) Act
- H.R. 5666 (99th): A bill making appropriations to carry out the project for water quality ...
- H.R. 5596 (99th): Oil and Gas Production Revitalization Act
- H.R. 5537 (99th): Foreign Agricultural and Mineral Investment Reform Act of 1986
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From Jan 1985 to Oct 1988, Boulter missed 461 of 1,829 roll call votes, which is 25.2%. This is much 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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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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills