Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R]

Representative from Idaho’s 2nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1999-2016 Representative Idaho's 2nd District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Committee Membership

Michael “Mike” Simpson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Simpson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (37%) Native Americans (17%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Law (14%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Health (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Nov 2015, Simpson missed 327 of 11,630 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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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