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Rep. Kenneth Kramer

Former Representative from Colorado’s 5th District, Republican

Kramer, a Republican, was the representative for Colorado's 5th congressional district from 1979 to 1986.


Our unique analysis of the bills Kramer 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kramer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Kramer was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kramer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (24%) Government Operations and Politics (24%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) International Affairs (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Labor and Employment (4%) Science, Technology, Communications (4%) Environmental Protection (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1986, Kramer missed 227 of 3,884 roll call votes, which is 5.8%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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: