Rep. Guy Vander Jagt

Former Representative from Michigan’s 9th District, Republican

Vander Jagt, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district from 1965 to 1992.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Vander Jagt 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). Vander Jagt is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Vander Jagt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (52%) Taxation (23%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Private Legislation (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Vander Jagt’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1992, Vander Jagt missed 1,618 of 12,118 roll call votes, which is 13.4%. This is much worse than 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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Primary Sources

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