Dan Kildee

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U.S. REPRESENTATIVE DAN KILDEE

D-MICHIGAN DISTRICT 5

 

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VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, Govtrack US

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 8/11/1958

EDUCATION: Central Michigan University (B.S.)

FAMILY: Married, 3 Children

RELIGION: Catholic

CAREER:

  • 2013-Present: U.S. Representative from Michigan's 5th Congressional District
  • 2009-Present: President and CEO, Center for Community Progress
  • 2007: Attended Central Michigan University, earned a B.S.
  • 1997-2009: Genesee County Treasurer
  • 1985-1997: Genesee County Commission

COMMITTEES:

  • Committee on Financial Services

Elected: 2012

 

ISRAEL


  • Traveled to Israel to meet with officials and discuss U.S.-Israel relationship
  • Supports two-state solution
  • Supports increased funding for Israel's Iron Dome

 

CHOICE


  • Earned a 100 percent pro-choice rating from NARAL Pro-Choice America and Planned Parenthood
  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Supports Affordable Care Act’s contraception insurance coverage policy
  • Cosponsored the Women's Health Protection Act

 

In His Own Words


"I believe we should be increasing access to health care for women, not dictating or limiting their options. Attacks on women, including their right to reproductive healthcare, have got to stop." 1 

SOURCES: 1)  www.ontheissues.com  

Interesting Facts


At the age of 18, Kildee became one of the youngest elected officials in the nation when he was elected to the Flint Board of Education in 1977.