Rep. John “Joe” Schwarz

Former Representative from Michigan’s 7th District, Republican

Schwarz, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district from 2005 to 2006.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Schwarz 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schwarz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schwarz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Commerce (14%) Health (14%) Labor and Employment (9%) Energy (9%) Education (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2006, Schwarz missed 34 of 1,214 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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