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Sen. Daniel Evans

Former Senator from Washington, Republican

Evans, a Republican, was a senator from Washington from 1983 to 1988.

Photo of Sen. Daniel Evans [R-WA, 1983-1988]


Our unique analysis of the bills Evans sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Evans is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Evans was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Evans sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (19%) Native Americans (16%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Energy (11%) Water Resources Development (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Health (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1983 to Oct 1988, Evans missed 173 of 1,968 roll call votes, which is 8.8%. This is worse than the median of 5.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: