Rep. Philip Ruppe

Former Representative from Michigan’s 11th District, Republican

Ruppe, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district from 1967 to 1978.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Ruppe 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ruppe is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ruppe sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (21%) Environmental Protection (18%) Taxation (14%) Energy (11%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Social Welfare (9%) Law (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Ruppe missed 1,073 of 5,461 roll call votes, which is 19.6%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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