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Rep. Lynn Rivers

Former Representative from Michigan’s 13th District, Democrat

Rivers, a Democrat, was the representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district from 1995 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Lynn Rivers [D-MI13, 1995-2002]


Our unique analysis of the bills Rivers sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rivers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rivers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Law (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Commerce (11%) Environmental Protection (10%) Health (10%) Taxation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Rivers missed 55 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. 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: