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Sen. William "Mo" Cowan (D-Mass.)

Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. Senate, 2013
Born: April 4, 1969; Yadkinville, N.C.
Residence: Stoughton
Religion: Christian
Family: Wife, Stacy Cowan; two children
Education: Duke U., B.A. 1991; Northeastern U., J.D. 1994
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Appointed: 2013 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Jobs, Rural Economic Growth & Energy Innovation; Livestock and Dairy; Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food & Agricultural Research - Chairman); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety & Insurance; Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries & Coast Guard; Science & Space; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine; Tourism, Competitiveness and Innovation); Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Election History
Roll Call Vitals


Massachusetts is 20th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Sen. William "Mo" Cowan has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

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Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.