Michaud was the representative for Maine’s 2nd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2003 to 2014.
Read our 2014 Report Card for Michaud.
Michaud is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014 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 Michaud sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 11, 2014. See full analysis methodology.
Michaud sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Michaud recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Con.Res. 104 (113th): Supporting the goals and ideals of Vietnam Veterans Day.
- H.R. 4527 (113th): To remove a use restriction on land formerly a part of Acadia …
- H.R. 4399 (113th): Comprehensive Department of Veterans Affairs Performance Management and Accountability Reform Act of …
- H.R. 4336 (113th): Local Road Safety Act of 2014
- H.R. 3181 (113th): Defending Veterans from Sequestration Act of 2013
- H.R. 3169 (113th): IRS Rulemaking Fairness Act of 2013
- H.R. 3040 (113th): Safe Freight Act
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2003 to Dec 2014, Michaud missed 57 of 8,776 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. 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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