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Rep. Nancy Boyda

Former Representative from Kansas’s 2nd District, Democrat

Boyda, a Democrat, was the representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district from 2007 to 2008.

Photo of Rep. Nancy Boyda [D-KS2, 2007-2008]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Boyda sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Boyda is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Boyda was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Boyda sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (17%) Law (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Social Welfare (14%) Families (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Health (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Boyda’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.Res. 1525 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1424) to amend section 712 of ...
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 223/205.
Nay H.R. 6707 (110th): Taking Responsible Action for Community Safety Act
Sep 27, 2008. Failed 243/175.
Yea H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
No H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2008, Boyda missed 34 of 1,876 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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