Rep. Adam Kinzinger

Representative from Illinois’s 16th District, Republican

Kinzinger, a Republican, has been the representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district (2011-2012).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kinzinger has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kinzinger is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Kinzinger for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Adam Kinzinger sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kinzinger sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (26%) Science, Technology, Communications (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (19%) Energy (16%) Health (13%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Kinzinger’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Kinzinger’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Kinzinger missed 54 of 4,121 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 15 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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