Rep. Ron Kind

Representative from Wisconsin’s 3rd District, Democrat

Kind, a Democrat, has been the representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district since Jan 7, 1997 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills Kind has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Kind is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Kind for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Ron Kind sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kind sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (34%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Education (10%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Health (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Sports and Recreation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Sep 2016, Kind missed 362 of 13,432 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 84 explanations for these missed votes. 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: