Rep. Bill Huizenga

Representative from Michigan’s 2nd District, Republican

Huizenga, a Republican, has been the representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Huizenga for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Bill Huizenga sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Huizenga sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (29%) Finance and Financial Sector (26%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Taxation (10%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Health (7%) Environmental Protection (5%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Huizenga’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for ...
Jul 11, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1815: Eastern Nevada Land Implementation Improvement Act
Jun 7, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 1806: America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015
May 20, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1324: Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015
Apr 28, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Huizenga missed 84 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 33 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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