Rep. Michael Capuano

Representative from Massachusetts’s 7th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative Massachusetts's 7th District
1999-2012 Representative Massachusetts's 8th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Capuano has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

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

Committee Membership

Michael Capuano sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to May 2015, Capuano missed 508 of 11,249 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity


H.R. 2526: To require automobile manufacturers to disclose to consumers the presence of event data recorders, or “black boxes”, on new automobiles, and to require manufacturers to provide the consumer with the option to enable and disable such devices on

Sponsor: Rep. Michael Capuano [D-MA7]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

1 cosponsor is on that committee.

May 21, 2015