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Rep. Elissa Slotkin

Representative for Michigan’s 8th District

pronounced uh-LISS-uh // SLAWT-kin

Slotkin is the representative for Michigan’s 8th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Slotkin is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021 unless re-elected.

Photo of Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI8]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Slotkin.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Slotkin is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Slotkin has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Sep 16, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

Elissa Slotkin sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Slotkin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (33%) Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Education (12%) Emergency Management (8%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Slotkin voted Yea

Slotkin voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Slotkin voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Sep 2020, Slotkin missed 2 of 896 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. 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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: