Doyle is the representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Doyle is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 2003 to 2018; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district as a Democrat from 1995 to 2002.
Read our 2020 Report Card for Doyle.
Doyle is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Doyle has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Oct 15, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Michael Doyle sits on the following committees:
Doyle was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 7310 (116th): Spectrum IT Modernization Act of 2020
- H.R. 5035 (116th): Television Viewer Protection Act of 2019
- H.R. 1690 (114th): To designate the United States courthouse located at 700 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the “Joseph F. Weis Jr. United States Courthouse”.
- H.R. 6533 (111th): Local Community Radio Act of 2010
- H.R. 1147 (111th): Local Community Radio Act of 2009
- H.R. 3541 (110th): Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007
- H.R. 1753 (106th): Methane Hydrate Research and Development Act of 2000
Does 7 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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 at least about half 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).
Doyle sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Doyle’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5378: Spectrum Innovation Act of 2021
- H.R. 4909: Clean Hydrogen Energy Act
- H.R. 4864: Battery Material Processing and Component Manufacturing Act of 2021
- H.R. 4758: Steel Industry Preservation Act
- H.R. 4045: FUTURE Networks Act
- H.R. 3932: PASTEUR Act of 2021
- H.R. 3657: Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act of 2021
From Jan 1995 to Oct 2021, Doyle missed 729 of 17,317 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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