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Boren voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was
Boren voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2012/roll659.xml ''U.S. House'' "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.]</ref>
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|U.S. House, Oklahoma, District 2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 2, 2004|
|Bachelor's||Texas Christian University, 1997|
|Master's||Oklahoma University, 2001|
|Birthday||August 2, 1973|
|Place of birth||Shawnee, Oklahoma|
- 1 Career
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Analysis
- 7 Recent news
- 8 Personal
- 9 External links
- 10 References
- 2005-Present: U.S Representative from Oklahoma
- 2002-2004: Served as a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives
- 2001: Graduated from University of Oklahoma
- 1997: Graduated from Texas Christian University, Fort Worth.
Boren served on the following committees:
- Natural Resources
- Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
- Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
- Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
- Subcommittee on Oversight
- Subcommittee on Terrorism, HUMINT, Analysis, and Counterintelligence
Boren voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was 1 of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma Congressional District Election, 2010|
|Democratic||Dan Boren Incumbent||56.5%||108,203|
Boren won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Boren's campaign committee raised a total of $1,615,296 and spent $1,833,029.
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
|U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma Congressional District Election, 2010 - Dan Boren Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$35,394|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$24,756|
|Top contributors to Dan Boren's campaign committee|
|Nix, Patterson & Roach||$30,600|
|Clean Energy Fuels Corp||$14,700|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Oil & Gas||$229,050|
Congressional staff salaries
The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Boren paid his congressional staff a total of $1,144,152 in 2011. Overall, Oklahoma ranked 19th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Boren's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,148,038 to $3,430,998. That averages to $2,289,518, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic House members in 2011 of $5,107,874. His average net worth increased by 29.50% from 2010.
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Boren's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $925,018 to $2,610,998. That averages to $1,768,008 which was lower than the average net worth of Democratic members in 2010 of $4,465,875.
National Journal vote ratings
- See also: National Journal vote ratings
Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Boren ranked 188th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.
- See also: National Journal vote ratings
Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Boren ranked 196th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.
Percentage voting with party
The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Dan Boren has voted with the Democratic Party 49.4% of the time, which ranked 192 among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Dan + Boren + Oklahoma + House
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
Boren is married to Andrea. They have 1 child.
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- Gov Track "Boren" Accessed May 15, 2012
- Congressman Dan Boren, Serving Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District "Legislative Issues"
- U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
- Sequoyah County Times "The candidates are:" April 13, 2012
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- Open Secrets "Dan Boren 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011
- Boren.html LegiStorm, "Dan Boren," Accessed September 24, 2012
- OpenSecrets.org "Dan Boren (D-Okla), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013
- OpenSecrets.org, "Earl Blumenauer (D-Okla), 2010," Accessed September 24, 2012
- National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013
- National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed June 6, 2013
|U.S. House of Representatives - Oklahoma District 2
| Succeeded by|
Markwayne Mullin (R)