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Rep. Bill Schuette

Former Representative for Michigan’s 10th District

Schuette was the representative for Michigan’s 10th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1985 to 1990.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Schuette is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Schuette sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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 at least about half 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%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Health (7%) International Affairs (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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: