Rep. David Bonior [D]

Former Representative from Michigan’s 10th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-2002 Representative Michigan's 10th District
1977-1992 Representative Michigan's 12th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bonior sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bonior is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bonior sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Labor and Employment (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Law (12%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (10%) Commerce (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Private Legislation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Nov 2002, Bonior missed 1,030 of 14,058 roll call votes, which is 7.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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