Rep. Carl Pursell

Former Representative from Michigan's 2nd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1977-1992 Representative,
Michigan's 2nd District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Pursell was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Pursell’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Pursell’s bills had a total of 273 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Pursell to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1992, Pursell missed 993 of 8,160 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is worse than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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