Rep. James Harvey

Former Representative from Michigan’s 8th District, Republican

Harvey, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district from 1961 to 1974.


Our unique analysis of the bills Harvey 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Harvey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Harvey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (43%) Social Welfare (29%) Labor and Employment (29%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1974, Harvey missed 400 of 2,982 roll call votes, which is 13.4%. This is worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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