Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2009
Rep. Nancy Boyda [D-KS2, 2007-2008] leaves office as Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Kansas’s 2nd District, Democrat
Boyda, a Democrat, was the representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district from 2007 to 2008.
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)
Boyda sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (17%) Social Welfare (14%) Law (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Families (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Taxation (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%)
Some of Boyda’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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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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