Rep. Peter “Pete” Hoekstra

Former Representative from Michigan’s 2nd District, Republican

Hoekstra, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district from 1993 to 2010.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hoekstra 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hoekstra is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hoekstra sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Taxation (13%) Labor and Employment (13%) Education (10%) International Affairs (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2010, Hoekstra missed 691 of 11,825 roll call votes, which is 5.8%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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