Rep. Lynn Jenkins

Representative from Kansas’s 2nd District, Republican

Jenkins, a Republican, has been the representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Jenkins has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Jenkins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Jenkins for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Lynn Jenkins sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jenkins sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (39%) Taxation (31%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Law (6%) Education (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Jenkins’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 1806: America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015
May 20, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2016, Jenkins missed 64 of 5,768 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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