Rep. Adam Kinzinger

Representative from Illinois’s 16th District, Republican

Kinzinger, a Republican, is the representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018) (map).

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

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Kinzinger.

Sponsorship 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)

Committee Membership

Adam Kinzinger sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kinzinger sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (27%) Science, Technology, Communications (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Energy (18%) Health (12%) 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 249/177.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
Yea H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay H.Con.Res. 105 (113th): Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in ...
Jul 25, 2014. Passed 370/40.
Nay S. 25 (113th): South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act
Feb 11, 2014. Passed 326/90.
This is a budget bill that makes small changes to the budget deal enacted previously. Although the bill began as the "South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act" and had passed the Senate in that form, the House replaced the text of the bill in whole ...
Nay H.R. 1022 (112th): Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act
Jan 25, 2012. Passed 338/70.
Aye H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Feb 2017, Kinzinger missed 56 of 4,234 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.1% 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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