Rep. John Olver

Former Representative from Massachusetts's 1st District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1991-2013 Representative,
Massachusetts's 1st District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Olver was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Olver’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Olver’s bills had a total of 28 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Olver to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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 worse than 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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