Rep. Derek Kilmer

Representative from Washington’s 6th District, Democrat

Kilmer, a Democrat, has been the representative for Washington's 6th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kilmer 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). Kilmer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Kilmer for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Derek Kilmer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kilmer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (28%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (18%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Taxation (10%) Commerce (5%) Education (5%) Immigration (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Kilmer missed 14 of 2,463 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 14 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: