Rep. Garry Brown

Former Representative from Michigan’s 3rd District, Republican

Brown, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district from 1967 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Brown 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brown is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brown sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Housing and Community Development (24%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Labor and Employment (18%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Agriculture and Food (5%) Social Welfare (5%) International Affairs (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Brown missed 499 of 5,460 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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