He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 2017 to 2018.
Read our 2018 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 Jul 17, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Brian Fitzpatrick sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment
- Member, Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Fitzpatrick sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (24%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Commerce (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Animals (12%) Taxation (9%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)
Some of Fitzpatrick’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2915: Medical Device Guardians Act
- H.R. 2586: Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2019
- H.R. 2442: Puppy Protection Act of 2019
- H.R. 1612: Nonpartisan Bill For the People Act of 2019
- H.R. 1002: WOOF! Act
- H.Res. 94: Raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by expressing support for the ...
- H.R. 911: Saracini Enhanced Aviation Safety Act of 2019
From Jan 2017 to Jul 2019, Fitzpatrick missed 4 of 1,706 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. 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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