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Rep. Kerry Bentivolio

Former Representative from Michigan’s 11th District, Republican

Bentivolio, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district from 2013 to 2014.

Photo of Rep. Kerry Bentivolio [R-MI11, 2013-2014]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Bentivolio.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bentivolio 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). Bentivolio is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bentivolio sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (40%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Commerce (20%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Bentivolio’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
Nay H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
No H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
Aye H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Dec 2014, Bentivolio missed 6 of 1,204 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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