Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 8th District, Republican

Fitzpatrick, a Republican, has been the representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district (2005-2006).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Fitzpatrick 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). Fitzpatrick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Fitzpatrick for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Michael Fitzpatrick sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fitzpatrick sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Health (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) International Affairs (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Jul 2016, Fitzpatrick missed 89 of 5,199 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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: