Rep. Dwight Evans

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 2nd District, Democrat

Evans, a Democrat, is the representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district and has served since Nov 14, 2016 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Read our 2016 Report Card for Evans.

Committee Membership

Dwight Evans sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Evans sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (100%)

Recent Bills

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Evans’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 1842: Strengthening Children’s Safety Act of 2017
May 22, 2017. Passed 371/30.
Nay H.R. 1862: Global Child Protection Act of 2017
May 22, 2017. Passed 372/30.
H.R. 1862 increases the coverage of current laws relating to unlawful sexual conduct with minors during foreign travel. Under current law, certain types of sexual contact are not covered under the criminal definition of “illicit sexual conduct.” This bill expands the definition to include this ...
Nay H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Not Voting S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
Aye H.Res. 937: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department ...
Dec 1, 2016. Passed 277/139.

Missed Votes

From Nov 2016 to May 2017, Evans missed 8 of 332 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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