Rep. John Olver [D]

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1991-2012 Representative Massachusetts's 1st District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Olver 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Olver is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Olver sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Environmental Protection (12%) Sports and Recreation (9%) Law (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 1991 to Jan 2013, Olver missed 401 of 14,207 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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