Rep. Joseph “Joe” Knollenberg [R]

Former Representative from Michigan’s 9th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2008 Representative Michigan's 9th District
1993-2002 Representative Michigan's 11th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Knollenberg 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Knollenberg is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Knollenberg sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (17%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Taxation (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Education (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2008, Knollenberg missed 160 of 10,170 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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