Rep. Joe Skubitz

Former Representative from Kansas’s 5th District, Republican

Skubitz, a Republican, was the representative for Kansas's 5th congressional district from 1963 to 1978.


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Skubitz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Skubitz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Labor and Employment (16%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Water Resources Development (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Energy (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1978, Skubitz missed 669 of 6,086 roll call votes, which is 11.0%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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