Rep. Lane Evans [D]

Former Representative from Illinois’s 17th District

Elected Positions:

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

Sponsorship Analysis

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 2006. 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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Evans sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (28%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Health (10%) Law (10%) Families (9%) Labor and Employment (8%) Housing and Community Development (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2006, Evans missed 678 of 12,865 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is much 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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