Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2015
Rep. Mike Rogers [R-MI8, 2001-2014] leaves office as Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Michigan’s 8th District, Republican
Rogers, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district from 2001 to 2014.
Our unique analysis of the bills Rogers 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). Rogers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Rogers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (34%) Health (34%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%) International Affairs (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Water Resources Development (6%)
Some of Rogers’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2001 to Dec 2014, Rogers missed 249 of 9,768 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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