Guest is the representative for Mississippi’s 3rd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Guest is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.
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Read our 2019 Report Card for Guest.
Guest 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 Guest has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 27, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Michael Guest sits on the following committees:
Guest was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 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).
Guest sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Guest’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1002: Strongly condemning the recent acts of violence, riots, and looting in the United ...
- H.R. 7208: PPP Access for Rural Hospitals Act
- H.R. 3990: Operation Stonegarden Authorization Act
- H.Res. 383: Expressing support for recognizing the week of May 13 through May 19, 2019, ...
- H.R. 2246: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 ...
- H.R. 2067: Aid for Trade Act of 2019
- H.R. 2068: Security Partner Modernization Act
From Jan 2019 to Oct 2020, Guest missed 18 of 919 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. 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.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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