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Rep. Lucien Nedzi

Former Representative for Michigan’s 14th District

Nedzi, a Democrat, was the representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district from 1965 to 1980.

He was previously the representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district (1961-1964).


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Nedzi is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Nedzi sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Nedzi was the primary sponsor of 14 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Nedzi sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Arts, Culture, Religion (13%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Education (8%) International Affairs (6%) Energy (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1962 to Dec 1980, Nedzi missed 640 of 7,485 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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