Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1993
Rep. Dennis Hertel [D-MI14, 1981-1992] leaves office as Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Michigan’s 14th District, Democrat
Hertel, a Democrat, was the representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district from 1981 to 1992.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hertel 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hertel is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hertel sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (25%) International Affairs (16%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Taxation (9%) Health (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)
Some of Hertel’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Hertel missed 206 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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