Rep. Brenda Lawrence

Representative from Michigan’s 14th District, Democrat

Lawrence, a Democrat, has been the representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills Lawrence has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Lawrence is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Lawrence for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Brenda Lawrence sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lawrence sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Taxation (33%) Education (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Lawrence missed 26 of 1,266 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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