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Rep. Daniel Kildee

Representative from Michigan’s 5th District, Democrat

Kildee, a Democrat, is the representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Photo of Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI5]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Kildee.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kildee 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). Kildee is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union: 100% Human Rights Campaign: 100% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% League of Conservation Voters: 97% NIAC Action: A FreedomWorks: 16% The Club for Growth: 11% Americans for Prosperity: 3%

Committee Membership

Daniel Kildee sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Kildee was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kildee sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) International Affairs (14%) Education (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Taxation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Kildee’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 342/85.
Yea H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
Yea H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed 263/146.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
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. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
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 the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
Nay H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
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 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
Nay H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
No H.R. 10 (113th): Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 9, 2014. Passed 360/45.
Nay H.R. 1765 (113th): Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013
Apr 26, 2013. Passed 361/41.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Oct 2017, Kildee missed 52 of 3,097 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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