Rep. Martha Keys

Former Representative from Kansas’s 2nd District, Democrat

Keys, a Democrat, was the representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district from 1975 to 1978.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Keys sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Keys is shown as a purple triangle. (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%) Agriculture and Food (4%) Energy (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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

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