Rep. Carolyn Kilpatrick [D]

Former Representative from Michigan’s 13th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2010 Representative Michigan's 13th District
1997-2002 Representative Michigan's 15th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kilpatrick sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kilpatrick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kilpatrick sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (23%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Education (14%) Sports and Recreation (11%) Social Welfare (9%) Law (7%) Families (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2010, Kilpatrick missed 695 of 9,363 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. 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: