Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1997
Rep. Barbara-Rose Collins [D-MI15, 1993-1996] leaves office as Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Michigan’s 15th District, Democrat
Collins, a Democrat, was the representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district from 1993 to 1996.
She was previously the representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district (1991-1992).
Our unique analysis of the bills Collins 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Collins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Collins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Collins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1991 to Sep 1996, Collins missed 389 of 3,393 roll call votes, which is 11.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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