Rep. Lane Evans

Former Representative from Illinois's 17th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1983-2006 Representative,
Illinois's 17th District

See Also: Evans's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Evans was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Evans’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Evans’s bills had a total of 594 cosponsors in the 109th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Evans to other members of the House of Representatives in the 109th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2006, Evans missed 677 of 12,862 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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