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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 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021 unless re-elected.

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

Rep. Susan Wild is currently serving as a proxy for Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA53] (since Aug 20, 2020) under new rules in effect during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the rules for proxy voting, representatives may designate another representative as their proxy and must give their proxy exact instructions on how to vote.
Photo of Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA7]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 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 6, 2015 to Sep 23, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

League of Conservation Voters: 100% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% United States Chamber of Commerce: 100%

Committee Membership

Susan Wild sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wild sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (22%) Health (17%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Taxation (17%) Families (17%) Transportation and Public Works (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Wild voted Nay

Passed 208/199 on May 15, 2020.

Wild voted Nay

Failed 230/162 on Dec 20, 2018.

Wild voted Yea

Passed 369/47 on Dec 12, 2018.

See the Congressional Research Service's 122-page summary of the bill. * * * H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and ...

Missed Votes

From Nov 2018 to Sep 2020, Wild missed 19 of 986 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% 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: