Fitzpatrick is the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Fitzpatrick is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021 unless re-elected.
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 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 Aug 11, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Brian Fitzpatrick sits on the following committees:
Fitzpatrick sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Fitzpatrick’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7632: Defund Cities that Defund the Police Act of 2020
- H.R. 7631: Coronavirus Relief Fund Local Government Flexibility Act
- H.R. 7132: Never Again International Outbreak Prevention Act
- H.Res. 991: Expressing support for designation of March 1 as “National Healthcare Professional Appreciation Day” ...
- H.R. 6497: Never Again Small Business Protection Act of 2020
- H.R. 6431: Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act
- H.Res. 817: Raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by expressing support for the ...
From Jan 2017 to Jul 2020, Fitzpatrick missed 13 of 2,089 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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