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Rep. Susan Wild

Representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th District

pronounced SOO-zun // WĪ-uld

Wild is the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Wild is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

She was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district as a Democrat from 2018 to 2018.

Wild has cosponsored 9 bills introduced in the current Congress by Republican legislators who fomented the terrorist attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 by calling for entire states to be disenfranchised in the 2020 presidential election.
Photo of Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA7]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2020 Report Card for Wild.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Wild is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Wild has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 16, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Human Rights Campaign: 100% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% United States Chamber of Commerce: 100% League of Conservation Voters: 97% The Club for Growth: 12%

Committee Membership

Susan Wild sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wild sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (19%) Families (19%) Education (19%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Taxation (9%) International Affairs (6%) Labor and Employment (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Wild voted Yea

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due ...

Wild voted Yea

Wild voted Nay

Passed 208/199 on May 15, 2020.

Wild voted Nay

Failed 230/162 on Dec 20, 2018.

Missed Votes

From Nov 2018 to Jun 2021, Wild missed 21 of 1,205 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: