Former Peter Hoekstra
Republican • 9 Terms • Sworn In 1993
- 25 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 119 of 430) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 141 of 430)
- 281 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 281 of 437) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 339 of 437)
Hoekstra was born October 30, 1953 in Groningen, the Netherlands. Hoekstra emigrated to Holland, Michigan at the age of 3 with his family. Coincidentally, Hoekstra's district has the largest concentration of Dutch-Americans in the country. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Hope College in Holland, Michigan in 1975 and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1977.
Prior to running for Congress, Hoekstra worked for office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller, eventually rising to vice president for marketing. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
H.R. 847: James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2009
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 847 James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation ActNay (with party)December 22, 2010
H.R. 6547: Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 6547 Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators ActNay (against party)December 21, 2010
H.R. 3082: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
On Motion to Concur in the Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment: H R 3082 Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposesNay (with party)December 21, 2010