Rep. Robert Michel

Former Representative from Illinois’s 18th District

Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1961-1994 Representative Illinois's 18th District
1959-1960 Representative Illinois's 18th District
1957-1958 Representative Illinois's 18th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Michel sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Michel is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1957 to Nov 1994, Michel missed 1,301 of 14,450 roll call votes, which is 9.0%. 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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