Mark Walker

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Mark Walker
Mark Walker official photo.jpg
U.S. Representative from North Carolina's 6th Congressional District
From: January 3, 2015 – present
Predecessor Howard Coble
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Information
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Kelly Walker
Religion Baptist

Bradley Mark Walker (born May 20, 1969, age 51) is a businessman, pastor, and strongly conservative Republican currently serving as the U.S. representative from North Carolina's 6th district.

U.S. House of Representatives

2014 election

Walker ran for and won election to the United States House of Representatives in 2014 with nearly 60% of the vote.[1]

Obama era

Walker voted in February 2015 in favor of approving the Keystone XL.[2]

Rep. Walker voted in favor of repealing the estate tax, commonly known as the death tax.[3]

Walker voted in July 2015 along with the majority of his party line for VA accountability.[4]

Walker voted in favor of the Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act.[5]

A fiscal conservative, Rep. Walker voted against the debt limit-raising Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.[6]

2016 election

Walker was easily re-elected to a second House term in 2016, garnering just under 59.3% of the vote.[7]

2018 election

Rep. Walker was re-elected in 2018 with 56.5% of the vote.[8]

Trump era

Walker co-sponsored a bill in February 2017 to effectively repeal the bureaucratic Obamacare-installed IPAB.[9]

Walker co-sponsored the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act in December 2017.[10]

Rep. Walker voted against the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.[11]

Walker voted in favor of the First Step Act.[12]

Walker voted against the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019.[13]

Rep. Walker voted against the impractical Democrat-led H.R.3 bill.[14]

Walker voted against the sham impeachment resolutions brought against Donald Trump.[15]

Walker voted in favor of implementing the USMCA.[16]

In late July 2020, Rep. Walker voted in favor of removing Civil War-era statues.[17]

2020 election

After a court-mandated redistricting moved North Carolina's 2nd congressional district from a Republican stronghold[18] to a Democrat-controlled area,[19] which effectively ensured Walker nearly no chances of being re-elected such that he runs for a for a fourth term in 2020,[20] he announced in mid-December 2019 that he would not seek re-election.[21]

See also

References

  1. 2014 North Carolina House Election Results
  2. S 1 - A Bill to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline - National Key Vote
  3. HR 1105 - Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 - National Key Vote
  4. HR 1994 - VA Accountability Act of 2015 - National Key Vote
  5. HR 3457 - Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act - National Key Vote
  6. HR 1314 - Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 - National Key Vote
  7. 2016 North Carolina House Election Results
  8. North Carolina Election Results: Sixth House District
  9. HR 849 - Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act - National Key Vote
  10. HR 4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act - National Key Vote
  11. HR 1892 - Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 - National Key Vote
  12. S 756 - First Step Act of 2018 - National Key Vote
  13. HR 3877 - Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 - National Key Vote
  14. HR 3 - Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 - National Key Vote
  15. H Res 755 - Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors - National Key Vote
  16. HR 5430 - United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act - National Key Vote
  17. The List: 72 Republicans Vote with Democrats to Remove Civil War-Era Memorabilia from U.S. Capitol
  18. North Carolina’s current congressional district boundaries
  19. HB1029 3rd Edition
  20. Multiple references:
  21. Two references:

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