Rep. Dennis Hertel
Former Representative from Michigan's 14th District
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Michigan's 14th District
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Hertel was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hertel’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Hertel’s bills had a total of 497 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.
Use this chart to compare Hertel to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Hertel’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5324 (102nd): NOAA Fleet Modernization Act
- H.R. 5093 (102nd): To clear certain impediments to the documentation of the vessel SEA HAWK ...
- H.J.Res. 432 (102nd): Designating April 26, 1992, through May 2, 1992, as “National Adult and ...
- H.R. 4310 (102nd): Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Act
- H.Con.Res. 242 (102nd): Emphasizing the vast extent of environmental damage in the Persian Gulf region ...
- H.R. 3749 (102nd): To reauthorize Title I of the Marine Protection Research, and Sanctuaries Act ...
- H.R. 3704 (102nd): National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Authorization Act of 1991
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Hertel missed 200 of 5,374 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is better than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills