Rep. Michael Blouin

Former Representative from Iowa’s 2nd District, Democrat

Blouin, a Democrat, was the representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district from 1975 to 1978.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Blouin 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Blouin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Blouin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (34%) Education (14%) Taxation (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Native Americans (10%) Labor and Employment (8%) Social Welfare (8%) Private Legislation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Blouin missed 149 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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