Rep. Sander Levin

Representative from Michigan’s 9th District, Democrat

Levin, a Democrat, has been the representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district (1993-2012); and the representative for Michigan's 17th congressional district (1983-1992).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Levin has 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). Levin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Levin for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Sander Levin sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Levin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (67%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) International Affairs (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Levin’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2016, Levin missed 209 of 20,509 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 104 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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