Our unique analysis of the bills Evans sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978. 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)
Evans sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (23%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Taxation (18%) Environmental Protection (15%) Energy (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Housing and Community Development (5%) Native Americans (5%)
Some of Evans’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14171 (95th): Amateur Sports Act
- H.R. 14036 (95th): A bill to provide for the orderly construction, operation and maintenance of ...
- H.R. 13708 (95th): A bill to provide for the orderly construction, operation and maintenance of ...
- H.R. 13424 (95th): Federal Oil Shale Commercialization Test Act
- H.R. 13049 (95th): Residual Radioactive Materials Act
- H.R. 12865 (95th): A bill to modify the boundaries of the San Juan and San ...
- H.R. 12818 (95th): Federal Oil Shale Commercialization Test Act
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From Jan 1965 to Oct 1978, Evans missed 775 of 5,855 roll call votes, which is 13.2%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills