Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Kilmer [D-WA6]: Nay
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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).
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)
Derek Kilmer sits on the following committees:
Kilmer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (29%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (21%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Taxation (9%) Labor and Employment (6%) Commerce (6%) Education (6%)
Some of Kilmer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Kilmer missed 14 of 1,970 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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