Rep. Mike Rogers

Former Representative from Michigan’s 8th District, Republican

Rogers, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district from 2001 to 2014.

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Rogers.

Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Enacted Legislation

Rogers was the primary sponsor of 10 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rogers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (34%) Health (34%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) International Affairs (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Water Resources Development (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Rogers’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
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 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay H.R. 6156 (112th): Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Nov 16, 2012. Passed 365/43.
The Magnitsky Act, formally known as the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012, is a bipartisan bill passed by the U.S. Congress and President Obama in November–December 2012, intending to punish Russian officials responsible for the ...
Aye H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
Aye H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
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 Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
No H.Res. 1704 (111th): Honoring the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon.
Dec 8, 2010. Passed 359/44.
Aye H.R. 7321 (110th): Auto Industry Financing and Restructuring Act
Dec 10, 2008. Passed 237/170.
Yea H.R. 3920 (110th): Trade and Globalization Assistance Act of 2007
Oct 31, 2007. Passed 264/157.

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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