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Rep. Steven Watkins

Representative for Kansas’s 2nd District

pronounced STEE-vun // WAWT-kinz

Watkins is the representative for Kansas’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Watkins is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Steven Watkins [R-KS2]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Watkins.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Steven Watkins sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Watkins sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (33%) Finance and Financial Sector (33%) Armed Forces and National Security (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Watkins voted Yea

Watkins voted No

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Watkins voted Nay

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Watkins voted Yea

Watkins voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jan 2020, Watkins missed 4 of 723 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. 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

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