Rep. Fred Upton

Representative from Michigan’s 6th District, Republican

Upton, a Republican, has been the representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district since Jan 5, 1993 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district (1987-1992).


2015 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 (36%) Energy (36%) Private Legislation (14%) Transportation and Public Works (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to May 2016, Upton missed 52 of 18,381 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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