Rep. Michael Lowry
Former Representative from Washington's 7th District
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Washington's 7th District
See Also: Bioguide
Lowry was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Lowry’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Lowry’s bills had a total of 367 cosponsors in the 100th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Lowry to other members of the House of Representatives in the 100th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Lowry’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5069 (100th): Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone Extension Act of 1988
- H.R. 5070 (100th): National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Organic Act
- H.R. 4625 (100th): A bill to issue a fisheries license for the operation of the ...
- H.R. 4518 (100th): A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to enhance the ...
- H.R. 4461 (100th): A bill to prohibit operations by the Coast Guard in the Persian ...
- H.R. 4398 (100th): A bill to lift the trade and other economic sanctions imposed on ...
- H.R. 4378 (100th): United States Response to South African Censorship Act of 1988
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1988, Lowry missed 185 of 4,810 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is better than the median of 5.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills