Rep. Dale Kildee

Former Representative from Michigan’s 5th District, Democrat

Kildee, a Democrat, was the representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district from 2003 to 2012.

He was previously the representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district (1993-2002); and the representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district (1977-1992).


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kildee 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kildee is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kildee sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (35%) Government Operations and Politics (29%) Native Americans (10%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Social Welfare (6%) Health (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Jan 2013, Kildee missed 33 of 21,630 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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