He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 2017 to 2018.
Read our 2019 Report Card for Fitzpatrick.
Fitzpatrick 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 Fitzpatrick has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 24, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Brian Fitzpatrick sits on the following committees:
Fitzpatrick sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (27%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Animals (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Commerce (10%) Taxation (7%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)
Some of Fitzpatrick’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5509: Identifying Drug Cartels as Terrorists Act of 2019
- H.R. 5233: Extend Act
- H.R. 5232: Road to Recovery Act
- H.R. 4563: Restoring Enforcement Standards to Track Opioids Responsively and Effectively Act of 2019
- H.R. 4520: Modernizing America with Rebuilding to Kickstart the Economy of the Twenty-first Century with ...
- H.R. 4443: Fair Wage Act of 2019
- H.R. 4429: Fairness to Kids with Cancer Act of 2019
From Jan 2017 to Jan 2020, Fitzpatrick missed 13 of 1,935 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. 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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