Rep. Michael Michaud

Former Representative from Maine’s 2nd District, Democrat

Michaud, a Democrat, was the representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district from 2003 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Michaud sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Michaud is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Michaud for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Michaud sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (44%) Taxation (12%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Health (7%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Education (5%) Science, Technology, Communications (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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. ProPublica has tracked 24 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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