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Rep. Nikema Williams

Representative for Georgia’s 5th District

pronounced nuh-KEE-ma // WIL-yumz

Williams is the representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2021. Williams is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA5]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Williams 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 Williams has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to May 24, 2022. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Nikema Williams sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Williams sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (27%) Health (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Sports and Recreation (13%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Williams recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Williams voted Yea

Passed 361/69 on Mar 9, 2022.

Williams voted Yea

Passed 364/60 on Dec 8, 2021.

Williams voted Nay

Passed 363/70 on Dec 7, 2021.

This is the yearly military spending policy bill, which governs how military and related federal appropriations can be spent under the law. This bill was …

Williams voted Yea

Passed 379/51 on Oct 19, 2021.

Williams voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to May 2022, Williams missed 1 of 681 roll call votes, which is 0.1%. This is better than the median of 2.1% 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: