Rep. Frederick “Rick” Boucher (D)

Former Representative from Virginia’s 9th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-2010 Representative Virginia's 9th District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Boucher 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Boucher is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2010, Boucher missed 975 of 16,390 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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