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Rep. John Boccieri

Former Representative for Ohio’s 16th District

Boccieri was the representative for Ohio’s 16th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2009 to 2010.

Photo of Rep. John Boccieri [D-OH16, 2009-2010]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Boccieri is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Boccieri sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 21, 2010. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Boccieri was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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Does 3 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.

We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Boccieri sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (67%) Taxation (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Boccieri voted Yea

Passed 240/179 on Jun 3, 2009.

Boccieri voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, Boccieri missed 26 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: