Rep. William Broomfield

Former Representative from Michigan’s 18th District, Republican

Broomfield, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan's 18th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for Michigan's 19th congressional district (1973-1982); and the representative for Michigan's 18th congressional district (1957-1972).

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Broomfield 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Broomfield is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Broomfield sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (48%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Law (7%) Economics and Public Finance (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1957 to Oct 1992, Broomfield missed 1,228 of 13,358 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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