Rep. Dan Benishek

Representative from Michigan’s 1st District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2011-2016 Representative Michigan's 1st District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Dan Benishek sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Mar 2015, Benishek missed 49 of 2,952 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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