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Rep. Bill Schuette

Former Representative from Michigan’s 10th District, Republican

Schuette, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district from 1985 to 1990.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Schuette 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schuette is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Schuette was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schuette sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (29%) Agriculture and Food (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) International Affairs (7%) Energy (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1985 to Oct 1990, Schuette missed 255 of 2,733 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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