Rep. Michael Castle

Former Representative from Delaware’s At-Large District, Republican

Castle, a Republican, was the representative for Delaware's at-large district from 1993 to 2010.



Our unique analysis of the bills Castle 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Castle is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Castle sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Law (13%) Labor and Employment (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Education (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2010, Castle missed 109 of 11,825 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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