Rep. Debbie Dingell

Representative from Michigan’s 12th District, Democrat

Dingell, a Democrat, is the representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district and has served since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Dingell.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Dingell has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Dingell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Debbie Dingell sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dingell sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Health (33%) Commerce (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Dingell’s Vote Vote Description
Aye S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
Nay H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 342/85.
Nay H.R. 158: Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015
Dec 8, 2015. Passed 407/19.
Yea H.R. 1737: Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act
Nov 18, 2015. Passed 332/96.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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 ...
Yea H.R. 685: Mortgage Choice Act of 2015
Apr 14, 2015. Passed 286/140.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Apr 2017, Dingell missed 43 of 1,546 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with 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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