Rep. Thaddeus “Thad” McCotter

Former Representative from Michigan’s 11th District, Republican

McCotter, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district from 2003 to 2012.



Our unique analysis of the bills McCotter 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McCotter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McCotter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (22%) International Affairs (21%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Health (10%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Sports and Recreation (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Jun 2012, McCotter missed 160 of 7,364 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 2012. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: