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Rep. John Moolenaar

Representative for Michigan’s 4th District

Moolenaar, a Republican, is the representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 6, 2015. Moolenaar is next up for reelection in 2018.

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Read our 2016 Report Card for Moolenaar.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 97% United States Chamber of Commerce: 95% The Club for Growth: 72% FreedomWorks: 65% American Civil Liberties Union: 5% League of Conservation Voters: 3% Human Rights Campaign: 0% NIAC Action: F Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

John Moolenaar sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Moolenaar sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (50%) Transportation and Public Works (25%) Agriculture and Food (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Moolenaar’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.
Nay H.R. 5798: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1101 Davis Street in Evanston, Illinois, as the “Abner J. Mikva Post Office Building”.
Sep 22, 2016. Passed 392/22.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
Nay H.R. 623: Social Media Working Group Act of 2015
Feb 2, 2015. Passed 328/51.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Dec 2017, Moolenaar missed 17 of 1,996 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. 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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