Rick Boucher

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Rick Boucher
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U.S. House, Virginia, District 9
Former member
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 2011
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sRoanoke College
J.D.University of Virginia School of Law
Date of birthAugust 1, 1946
Place of birthAbingdon, Virginia
Rick Boucher was a Democratic representative of the U.S. House from the 9th District of Virginia.[1]



Boucher lost the race on November 2, 2010 when he ran for re-election against Morgan Griffith, with Boucher's 46% to Griffith's 51%.[2][3] Boucher raised $2.46 million, while Griffith raised $569,000 in campaign contributions.[4]

Voting record

Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership

According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Boucher has voted with the House Democratic leadership 96.1% of the time.[5] That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 94.5% of the time in 2010.

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post from July 23, 2010, concluded that he votes 96.5% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.[6]

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