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Rep. Dave Trott

Representative from Michigan’s 11th District, Republican

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

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Trott.

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Dave Trott sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Trott sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (29%) Crime and Law Enforcement (29%) Finance and Financial Sector (29%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%)

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 Sep 2017, Trott missed 19 of 1,854 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. 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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