Rep. Robin Kelly

Representative from Illinois’s 2nd District, Democrat

Kelly, a Democrat, has been the representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district since Apr 9, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kelly is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Kelly for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Robin Kelly sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kelly sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (33%) Health (26%) Commerce (11%) Education (11%) Taxation (11%) Social Welfare (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Kelly’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
Jul 23, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 1732: Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015
May 12, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Aye H.R. 636: America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015
Feb 13, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Apr 2013 to Dec 2016, Kelly missed 129 of 2,413 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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