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Rep. Dave Trott

Representative for Michigan’s 11th District

pronounced dayv // chrot

Trott, a Republican, is the representative for Michigan’s 11th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 6, 2015. Trott is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Trott.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Trott 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 Trott has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Dave Trott sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Trott sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (33%) International Affairs (27%) Crime and Law Enforcement (27%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Trott’s Vote Vote Description
Aye 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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Feb 2018, Trott missed 44 of 2,115 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% 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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