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'''Frederick Stephen "Fred" Upton''' (born April 23, 1953) is a [[RINO]] who represents [[Michigan]]'s sixth congressional district.
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'''Frederick Stephen "Fred" Upton''' (born April 23, 1953, age {{age|1953|4|23}}) is a [[RINO]] who represents [[Michigan]]'s sixth congressional district in the [[United States House of Representatives]].
  
 
==Political positions==
 
==Political positions==
 
Upton is currently an establishment GOP obstructionist who has a moderate social record and flip-flopped over his career politician years as a representative.<ref>[https://www.ontheissues.org/MI/Fred_Upton.htm Fred Upton on the Issues]</ref>
 
Upton is currently an establishment GOP obstructionist who has a moderate social record and flip-flopped over his career politician years as a representative.<ref>[https://www.ontheissues.org/MI/Fred_Upton.htm Fred Upton on the Issues]</ref>
 
Among other non-conservative positions, Upton co-sponsored the lightbulb ban bill<ref>[https://www.politico.com/story/2010/11/right-burns-over-upton-light-bulb-law-045059 Right burns over Upton light bulb law], [[Politico]]</ref> as well as voted against President [[Donald Trump]]’s border wall.
 
  
 
===Abortion===
 
===Abortion===
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===Miscellaneous===
 
===Miscellaneous===
In 2013, Upton voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.<ref>[https://www.ontheissues.org/MI/Fred_Upton_Civil_Rights.htm Fred Upton on Civil Rights]</ref>
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In 2013, Upton voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.<ref>[https://www.ontheissues.org/MI/Fred_Upton_Civil_Rights.htm Fred Upton on Civil Rights]</ref> Among other non-conservative positions, Upton co-sponsored the lightbulb ban bill<ref>[https://www.politico.com/story/2010/11/right-burns-over-upton-light-bulb-law-045059 Right burns over Upton light bulb law], [[Politico]]</ref> as well as voted against President [[Donald Trump]]’s border wall.
  
 
==References==
 
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*[https://upton.house.gov/ House Website]
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*[https://ballotpedia.org/Fred_Upton Fred Upton - Ballotpedia]
  
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Revision as of 20:33, 23 May 2020

{[Officeholder |name=Fred Upton |image= |party=Republican |spouse=Amey Rulon-Miller |religion=Congregationalist |offices= !colspan="2" style="background:#D7D9FF;"|U.S. Representative from Michigan's 6th District
From: January 3, 1993 – present |- |Predecessor||Bob Carr |- |Successor||Incumbent (no successor) |- !colspan="2" style="background:#D7D9FF;"|Former U.S. Representative from Michigan's 4th District
From: January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993 |- |Predecessor||Mark Siljander |- |Successor||Dave Camp |- }}

Frederick Stephen "Fred" Upton (born April 23, 1953, age 67) is a RINO who represents Michigan's sixth congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

Political positions

Upton is currently an establishment GOP obstructionist who has a moderate social record and flip-flopped over his career politician years as a representative.[1]

Abortion

Upton is mostly pro-life, having an 82% rating from the NRLC and a 0% approval rating from the NARAL.

Immigration

Having a serious condition of Romnesia, Upton firmly supported border security measures[2] before he opposed them, such as opposing Trump's border wall.[3] Upton even went as far as to join 33 other establishment GOP representatives calling for maintaining DACA amnesty before the end of 2017.[4]

Miscellaneous

In 2013, Upton voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.[5] Among other non-conservative positions, Upton co-sponsored the lightbulb ban bill[6] as well as voted against President Donald Trump’s border wall.

References

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