Rep. Bart Stupak

Former Representative from Michigan’s 1st District, Democrat

Stupak, a Democrat, was the representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district from 1993 to 2010.

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Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Stupak is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Stupak sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Law (13%) Commerce (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Health (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2010, Stupak missed 577 of 11,825 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 139 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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