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 liberal–conservative 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. See full analysis methodology.
Michaud sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Michaud’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- 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
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H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
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H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 2608 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
Sep 21, 2011. Failed 195/230.
H.R. 2278 (112th): To limit the use of funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for United States Armed Forces ...
Jun 24, 2011. Failed 180/238.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
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S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.Res. 915 (111th): Encouraging the Republic of Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote ...
Dec 8, 2009. Passed 333/74.
H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
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.
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