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Rep. Kevin Hern

Representative for Oklahoma’s 1st District

pronounced KE-vin // hern

Hern is the representative for Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Nov 13, 2018. Hern is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.

Voting Information

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Hern.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hern 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 Hern has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 23, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

United States Chamber of Commerce: 100% League of Conservation Voters: 0% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Kevin Hern sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hern sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hern voted Nay

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Hern voted Nay

Hern voted Nay

Hern voted Nay

Passed 393/24 on Apr 9, 2019.

Hern voted Nay

Passed 385/18 on Feb 25, 2019.

Hern voted Nay

Hern voted Yea

Failed 230/162 on Dec 20, 2018.

Hern voted Yea

Passed 369/47 on Dec 12, 2018.

See the Congressional Research Service's 122-page summary of the bill. * * * H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and ...

Missed Votes

From Nov 2018 to Oct 2020, Hern missed 8 of 1,003 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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

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