Our unique analysis of the bills Turner 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). Turner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Turner for more statistics.
Michael Turner sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture
- Member, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats
Turner sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (28%) Taxation (19%) International Affairs (17%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Health (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (4%) Crime and Law Enforcement (4%)
Some of Turner’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5482: CRIB Act
- H.R. 5271: Independent Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2016
- H.R. 4991: PROTECT Act
- H.Res. 543: Celebrating 135 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania.
- H.Res. 532: Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords.
- H.R. 4076: TREAT Act
- H.R. 2817: National Historic Preservation Amendments Act
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From Jan 2003 to Sep 2016, Turner missed 202 of 10,035 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 28 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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