Rep. Thomas Evans

Former Representative from Iowa’s 3rd District, Republican

Evans, a Republican, was the representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district from 1981 to 1986.


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 1986. 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)

Enacted Legislation

Evans was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Evans sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (41%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Taxation (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Environmental Protection (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Evans missed 154 of 2,608 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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