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Rep. Michael Michaud

Former Representative for Maine’s 2nd District

Michaud was the representative for Maine’s 2nd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2003 to 2014.

Photo of Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2, 2003-2014]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Michaud.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Michaud sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (44%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Taxation (12%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Health (7%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Michaud recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Michaud voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December …

Michaud voted No

Michaud voted No

Michaud voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack …

Michaud voted Nay

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. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: