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Rep. Dwight Evans

Representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd District

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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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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:

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
Yea H.R. 5247: To authorize the use of eligible investigational drugs by eligible patients who have been diagnosed with a stage of a disease or condition in which there ...
Mar 13, 2018. Failed 259/140.
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. 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 Mar 2018, Evans missed 8 of 871 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.3% 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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