Rep. Leonard Boswell

Former Representative from Iowa's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2013 Representative,
Iowa's 3rd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Boswell was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Boswell’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Boswell’s bills had a total of 77 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Boswell 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 Boswell’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Jan 2013, Boswell missed 360 of 10,969 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. 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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