Rep. John Dingell [D]

Former Representative from Michigan’s 12th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2014 Representative Michigan's 12th District
2003-2012 Representative Michigan's 15th District
1965-2002 Representative Michigan's 16th District
1955-1964 Representative Michigan's 15th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Dingell 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dingell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dingell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (41%) Government Operations and Politics (24%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (24%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1956 to Dec 2014, Dingell missed 2,265 of 28,066 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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