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Rep. Mark Walker

Representative for North Carolina’s 6th District

pronounced mahrk // WAW-ker

Walker is the representative for North Carolina’s 6th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 6, 2015. Walker is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Walker.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Walker 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 Walker has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 16, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Mark Walker sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Walker sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (27%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) International Affairs (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Education (9%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Agriculture and Food (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Walker voted Nay

Passed 392/20 on Apr 30, 2019.

Walker voted No

Passed 400/9 on Feb 8, 2019.

Could expanded taxpayer-funded childcare options help more veterans access their VA medical appointments? #### Context 42 percent of women veterans report finding childcare as “very ...

Walker voted Nay

Passed 361/61 on Sep 26, 2018.

H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion ...

Walker voted Nay

Passed 377/20 on Sep 13, 2018.

H.R. 5895 provides funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy, the Legislative Branch, ...

Walker voted Yea

Passed 229/177 on May 19, 2017.

H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe ...

Walker voted No

Passed 240/189 on Oct 23, 2015.

### UPDATE - July 17, 2017 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has announced plans to reintroduce the text of this bill in the 115th ...

Walker voted No

Walker voted Aye

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. ...

Walker voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Oct 2020, Walker missed 177 of 3,454 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is much worse 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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