Rep. Marvin Esch

Former Representative from Michigan’s 2nd District, Republican

Esch, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district from 1967 to 1976.


Our unique analysis of the bills Esch 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Esch is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Esch sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Labor and Employment (24%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Education (13%) Health (13%) Taxation (13%) Families (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) International Affairs (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1976, Esch missed 1,034 of 3,921 roll call votes, which is 26.4%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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