Rep. Steve Knight

Representative from California’s 25th District, Republican

Knight, a Republican, is the representative for California's 25th congressional district and has served since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Knight.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Knight 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). Knight is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Steve Knight sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Knight sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (26%) Water Resources Development (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Energy (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Health (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Knight’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
Nay H.R. 749: Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015
Mar 4, 2015. Passed 316/101.
Nay H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015
Jan 7, 2015. Passed 381/39.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to May 2017, Knight missed 22 of 1,595 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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