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Rep. Dwight Evans

Representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd District

pronounced dwīt // E-vunz

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

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Analysis

Read our 2017 Report Card for Evans.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

League of Conservation Voters: 100% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% NIAC Action: A United States Chamber of Commerce: 50% FreedomWorks: 11% Americans for Prosperity: 0% NumbersUSA: 0%

Committee Membership

Dwight Evans sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Evans was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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 at least about half 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 sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Evans’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 3043: Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017
Nov 8, 2017. Passed 257/166.
H.R. 3043 modernizes the regulatory permitting process and encourages the expansion of hydropower generation by improving administrative efficiency, accountability, and transparency; promotes new hydropower infrastructure; requires balanced and timely decision making; and reduces duplicative oversight. Specifically, the legislation establishes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as ...
Nay H.R. 1842: Strengthening Children’s Safety Act of 2017
May 22, 2017. Passed 371/30.
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 ...
No H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
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 Sep 2018, Evans missed 11 of 1,172 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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