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Rep. Kelly Armstrong

Representative for North Dakota’s At-Large District

pronounced KE-lee // AHRM-shtrawng

Armstrong is the representative for North Dakota’s at-large district and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Armstrong is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Armstrong has cosponsored 40 bills introduced in the current Congress by Republican legislators who fomented the terrorist attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 by calling for entire states to be disenfranchised in the 2020 presidential election.
Photo of Rep. Kelly Armstrong [R-ND0]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2020 Report Card for Armstrong.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Armstrong is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Armstrong has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jul 27, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

The Club for Growth: 84% League of Conservation Voters: 10% Human Rights Campaign: 0% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Kelly Armstrong sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Armstrong sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Armstrong voted Nay

Armstrong voted Nay

Armstrong voted Nay

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due ...

Armstrong voted Yea

Armstrong voted Nay

Passed 329/73 on Sep 17, 2020.

Armstrong voted Nay

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Armstrong voted Nay

Armstrong voted Nay

Passed 410/13 on Dec 5, 2019.

Armstrong voted Nay

Passed 392/20 on Apr 30, 2019.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jul 2021, Armstrong missed 46 of 1,197 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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