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Mike Rogers (Michigan)

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers.jpg
U.S. House, Michigan, District 8
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2001-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
PredecessorDebbie Stabenow (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$11,895,153
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Michigan State Senate
1995-2000
Education
Bachelor'sAdrian College
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1985-1989
Personal
BirthdayJune 2, 1963
Place of birthLivingston County, MI
ProfessionFBI Special Agent
Net worth$2,595,510
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Michael J. "Mike" Rogers (b. June 2, 1963) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Michigan's 8th congressional district. Rogers was first elected to the House in 2000. He won re-election in 2012.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Rogers is a "rank-and-file Republican".[1]

Biography

Rogers was born in 1963 in Livingston County, MI. After graduating from Adrian College in 1985, Rogers went on to serve in the U.S. Army from 1985 to 1989. Prior to his political career, Rogers worked as a Special Agent in the FBI.[2]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Rogers' professional and political career[2]:

  • U.S. Army, 1985-1989
  • Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1989-1994
  • Michigan State Senate, 1995-2000
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 8th Congressional District of Michigan, 2001-Present

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Rogers serves on the following committees:[3]

2011-2012

Rogers served on the following House committees[4]:

Issues

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "Yes" Rogers voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was one of 85 Republicans that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.[5]

Campaign themes

2012

  • Health Care

Excerpt: "Mike co-authored legislation to repeal ObamaCare’s $716 billion dollar cut to Medicare. Mike voted to repeal ObamaCare’s unelected Medicare board, which would allow government bureaucrats to slash seniors’ benefits."[6]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan's 8th congressional district elections, 2012

Rogers was re-elected.[7] Rogers was running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 8th District. He defeated Vernon Molnar and Brian Hetrick in the August 7 Republican primary. He faces Lance Enderle (D), Daniel Goebel (L), and Preston Brooks (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[8]

U.S. House, Michigan District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Lance Enderle 37.3% 128,657
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Rogers Incumbent 58.6% 202,217
     Libertarian Daniel Goebel 2.3% 8,083
     Independent Preston Brooks 1.8% 6,097
Total Votes 345,054
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
Michigan's 8th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Rogers Incumbent 85.6% 56,060
Vernon Molnar 5% 3,296
Brian Hetrick 9.3% 6,098
Total Votes 65,454

Endorsements

  • Livingston County Daily Press and Argus
  • The Detroit News

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rogers is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Rogers raised a total of $11,895,153 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 16, 2013.[15]

Mike Rogers (Michigan)'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (Michigan, District 8) Won $1,921,587
2010 US House (Michigan, District 8) Won $1,778,687
2008 US House (Michigan, District 8) Won $1,384,974
2006 US House (Michigan, District 8) Won $1,487,893
2004 US House (Michigan, District 8) Won $1,473,630
2002 US House (Michigan, District 8) Won $1,624,149
2000 US House (Michigan, District 8) Won $2,224,233
Grand Total Raised $11,895,153

2012

Breakdown of funds according to source.

Rogers won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rogers' campaign committee raised a total $1,921,587 of and spent $1,726,144.[16]

2010

Breakdown of the source of Rogers' campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Rogers won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Rogers' campaign committee raised a total of $1,778,687 and spent $861,244.[17]

U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan's 8th Congressional District, 2010 - Mike Rogers (Michigan) Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,778,687
Total Spent $861,244
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $12,339
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $12,169
Top contributors to Mike Rogers (Michigan)'s campaign committee
PVS Chemicals$24,500
McKesson Corp$20,000
US Oncology$20,000
Blue Cross/Blue Shield$13,000
Merck & Co$12,400
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Health Professionals$176,850
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$146,349
Insurance$93,389
Lawyers/Law Firms$59,000
Chemical & Related Manufacturing$55,800

Analysis

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Rogers missed 169 of 8,653 roll call votes from Jan 2001 to Mar 2013, which is 2.0% of votes during that period. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.[18]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Rogers paid his congressional staff a total of $1,013,603 in 2011. Overall, Michigan ranked 13th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[19]

2010

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Rogers paid his congressional staff a total of $1,013,603 in 2011. He ranked 37th on the list of the highest paid Republican Representative Staff Salaries and he ranked 151st overall of the highest paid Representative Staff Salaries in 2011. Overall, Michigan ranked 13th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[20]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Rogers' net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,626,020 and $3,565,000. This averages to $2,595,510, which is a 0.1523% increase since 2010. This is lower than the $7,859,232 average net worth for Republican representatives in 2011.[21]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Rogers' net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $136,011 and $391,000. That averages to $263,505.50, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2010 of $7,561,133.[22]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

Each year, National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted, as compared to other members in the previous year. More information about the analysis process can be found on the vote ratings page.

2012

According to the data released in 2013, Rogers was ranked the 64th most conservative representative during 2012.[23]

2011

According to the data released in 2012, Mike Rogers was ranked the 71st most conservative representative during 2011.[24]

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Mike Rogers voted with the Republican Party 94.6% of the time, which ranked 61 among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.[25]

Personal

Rogers is married and has two children.[26]

Recent news

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External links


References

  1. Gov Track "Rogers" Accessed May 23, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 Biographical Guide to Members of Congress "Mike Rogers" Accessed December 23, 2011
  3. CQ.com, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"
  4. U.S. Congress House Clerk "House of Representatives Committee Assignments" Accessed December 23, 2011
  5. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  6. [http://www.rogersforcongress.com/Medicare.asp Mike Rogers "Medicare," Accessed October 8, 2012
  7. Politico "2012 Election Map, Michigan"
  8. Associated Press primary results
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. 'Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Mike Rogers," Accessed May 16, 2013
  16. Open Secrets " 2012 Re-Election Cycle," Accessed February 15, 2013
  17. Open Secrets "Mike Rogers 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed December 23, 2011
  18. GovTrack, "Mike Rogers," Accessed April 2013
  19. LegiStorm "Tim Walberg"
  20. LegiStorm "Mike Rogers"
  21. OpenSecrets.org, "Rogers, (R-Michigan), 2011"
  22. OpenSecrets.org, "Rogers, (R-Michigan), 2010"
  23. National Journal, "TABLE: House Liberal Scores by Issue Area," February 26, 2013
  24. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  25. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
  26. Official House Site "Biography," Accessed December 23, 2011
Political offices
Preceded by
Debbie Stabenow
U.S. House of Representatives - Michigan District 8
2001-present
Succeeded by
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