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Rep. Michael “Mac” Collins

Former Representative from Georgia’s 8th District, Republican

Collins, a Republican, was the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district from 2003 to 2004.

He was previously the representative for Georgia's 3rd congressional district (1993-2002).

Photo of Rep. Michael “Mac” Collins [R-GA8, 2003-2004]


Our unique analysis of the bills Collins 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Collins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Collins was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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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

Collins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (24%) Taxation (20%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Energy (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Social Welfare (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2004, Collins missed 364 of 7,080 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. 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: