Rep. Milton “Bob” Carr

Former Representative from Michigan’s 8th District, Democrat

Carr, a Democrat, was the representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district from 1993 to 1994.

He was previously the representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district (1983-1992); and the representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district (1975-1980).


Our unique analysis of the bills Carr 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carr is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Carr was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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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

Carr sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Health (14%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Environmental Protection (14%) Labor and Employment (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Nov 1994, Carr missed 472 of 9,777 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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