Rep. Justin Amash

Representative from Michigan’s 3rd District, Republican

Amash, a Republican, has been the representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Amash has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Amash is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Amash for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Justin Amash sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Amash sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (25%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (19%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) International Affairs (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Amash’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5461: Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act
Sep 21, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Amash missed 0 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. 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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