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Rep. Martha Keys

Former Representative for Kansas’s 2nd District

Keys was the representative for Kansas’s 2nd congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 1975 to 1978.

Photo of Rep. Martha Keys [D-KS2, 1975-1978]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Keys is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 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 Keys sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Keys sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (26%) Social Welfare (24%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Private Legislation (11%) Health (8%) Education (5%) Energy (4%) Agriculture and Food (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Keys missed 147 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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: