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Rep. Michelle Fischbach

Representative for Minnesota’s 7th District

pronounced mih-SHEL // FISH-bok


Fischbach is the representative for Minnesota’s 7th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. She has served since Jan 3, 2021. Fischbach’s current term ends on Jan 3, 2023.

Fischbach is among the Republican legislators who participated in President Trump’s months-long, multifarious attempted coup during the 2020 presidential election and culminating in the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol. On January 6, 2021 in the hours after the insurrection at the Capitol, Fischbach voted to reject the state-certified election results of Arizona and/or Pennsylvania (states narrowly won by Democrats), which could have changed the outcome of the election. These legislators pumped the lies and preposterous legal arguments about the election that motivated the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol. The January 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol disrupted Congress’s count of electors that determined the outcome of the presidential election with the goal to prevent President Joe Biden from taking office.
Photo of Rep. Michelle Fischbach [R-MN7]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Fischbach is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Fischbach has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Nov 22, 2022. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Michelle Fischbach sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fischbach sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (67%) Transportation and Public Works (33%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Fischbach recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Fischbach voted Nay

Fischbach voted Nay

Fischbach voted Nay

Fischbach voted Yea

Passed 250/178 on Sep 22, 2022.

Fischbach voted Yea

Passed 360/64 on Sep 22, 2022.

Fischbach voted Nay

Passed 359/62 on Jul 26, 2022.

Fischbach voted Nay

Fischbach voted Nay

Passed 336/85 on Jun 22, 2022.

Fischbach voted Nay

Fischbach voted Nay

Fischbach voted Yea

Passed 361/69 on Mar 9, 2022.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to Nov 2022, Fischbach missed 0 of 920 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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