Rep. Fred Upton [R]

Representative from Michigan’s 6th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-2016 Representative Michigan's 6th District (map)
1987-1992 Representative Michigan's 4th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Fred Upton sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Upton sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (43%) Energy (36%) Private Legislation (21%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Nov 2015, Upton missed 52 of 18,054 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. 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.

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Primary Sources

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