Rep. Allyson Schwartz

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 13th District, Democrat

Schwartz, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district from 2005 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Schwartz sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schwartz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Schwartz for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schwartz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (38%) Health (16%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2014, Schwartz missed 353 of 7,555 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 61 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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