Rep. William Owens

Former Representative from New York’s 21st District

Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2013-2014 Representative New York's 21st District
2009-2012 Representative New York's 23rd District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Nov 2009 to Dec 2014, Owens missed 70 of 3,599 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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