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Rep. Daniel Kildee

Representative for Michigan’s 5th District

pronounced DAN-yul // KIL-dee

Kildee is the representative for Michigan’s 5th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2013. Kildee is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI5]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Kildee.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Kildee is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Kildee has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 14, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Daniel Kildee sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kildee sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (22%) International Affairs (12%) Labor and Employment (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Taxation (8%) Education (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Kildee voted Yea

Failed 230/162 on Dec 20, 2018.

Kildee voted Nay

Kildee voted No

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. ...

Kildee voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Kildee voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Kildee voted Nay

Kildee voted Aye

Kildee voted Nay

Kildee voted Nay

Kildee voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Jun 2019, Kildee missed 53 of 4,061 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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: