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MichiganVotes Tuesday: These 20 representatives missed the most votes last term

Where does your state rep appear on the list?

The Michigan House of Representatives held 1,149 roll-call votes over the 2021-22 term. According to, these 20 representatives missed the most votes. Where a representative did not serve a full term, the number of votes held during that person's tenure is indicated in parentheses:

  1. Rep. Steve Marino*, R-Mount Clemens: 299
  2. Rep. Karen Whitsett, D-Detroit: 274
  3. Rep. Jewell Jones*, D-Inkster: 265
  4. Rep. Cynthia Johnson*, D-Detroit: 225
  5. Rep. Cynthia R. Neeley, D-Flint: 211
  6. Rep. Andrea Schroeder*, R-Clarkston: 175 (of 450)
  7. Rep. Tenisha Yancey*, D-Grosse Pointe: 159
  8. Rep. Helena Scott, D-Detroit: 128
  9. Rep. Lori Stone, D-Warren: 106
  10. Rep. Ranjeev Puri, D-Canton: 86
  11. Rep. Samantha Steckloff, D-Farmington Hills: 85
  12. Rep. Sara Cambensy*, D-Marquette: 81
  13. Rep. David LaGrand*, D-Grand Rapids: 76
  14. Rep. Brenda Carter, D-Pontiac: 74
  15. Rep. Jim Ellison*, D-Royal Oak: 71
  16. Rep. John Cherry*, D-Flint: 70
  17. Rep. Brad Paquette, R-Niles: 70 of 1149
  18. Rep. Terence Mekoski*, R-Shelby Township: 69 (of 306)
  19. Rep. Kyra Bolden*, D-Southfield: 67
  20. Rep. Bradley Slagh, R-Zeeland: 62

* This person is no longer in the Michigan House of Representatives. An official may no longer be in the House for one of several reasons, including death, term limits, a loss in a primary or general election, or resignation.

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