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Rep. Kerry Bentivolio

Former Representative for Michigan’s 11th District

Bentivolio was the representative for Michigan’s 11th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2013 to 2014.

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


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Bentivolio.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bentivolio is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Bentivolio sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 11, 2014. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bentivolio sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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

Recently Introduced Bills

Bentivolio recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Bentivolio voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

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 …

Bentivolio voted Nay

Bentivolio voted No

Bentivolio voted Nay

Bentivolio voted Nay

Passed 303/121 on May 22, 2014.

Bentivolio voted Aye

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. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: