Walker, a Republican, is the representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 6, 2015. Walker is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Walker.
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 liberal–conservative 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. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Mark Walker sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- House Committee on House Administration
Walker sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Walker’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4262: Financial Independence for Disabled Veterans Act of 2017
- H.R. 3988: Universal Charitable Giving Act of 2017
- H.R. 3797: Define it to Fight it Act of 2017
- H.R. 2741: BRIGHT Act of 2017
- H.Res. 219: Establishing a Select Committee on POW and MIA Affairs.
- H.R. 719: A PLUS Act
- H.R. 6089 (114th): Financial Independence for Disabled Veterans Act of 2016
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H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
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. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
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 the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed 357/60.
This bill was the vehicle for the passage of continuing appropriations. This bill started out as the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act. It was passed by the House in this form. But on Feb 27, 2015 the Senate struck its text in whole ...
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
From Jan 2015 to Nov 2017, Walker missed 52 of 1,962 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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