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Rep. Sharice Davids

Representative for Kansas’s 3rd District

pronounced shuh-REESS // DAY-vidz


Davids is the representative for Kansas’s 3rd congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Davids is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021 unless re-elected.

Rep. Sharice Davids is currently serving as a proxy for Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO5] (since Jul 23, 2020) and Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO1] (since Jul 29, 2020) under new rules in effect during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the rules for proxy voting, representatives may designate another representative as their proxy and must give their proxy exact instructions on how to vote.
Photo of Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS3]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Davids.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Davids 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Davids has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Aug 7, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

Sharice Davids sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Davids sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (62%) Health (38%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Davids voted Nay

Passed 208/199 on May 15, 2020.

Davids voted Yea

Davids voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Davids voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jul 2020, Davids missed 5 of 879 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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: