Rep. Milton “Bob” Carr [D]

Former Representative from Michigan’s 8th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1994 Representative Michigan's 8th District
1983-1992 Representative Michigan's 6th District
1975-1980 Representative Michigan's 6th District

Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Carr sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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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