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Dwight Evans

Party: Democrat
Position: National Representative, District 3
Committees:
Vice-chair: Small Business
Member: Ways and Means
In office since: 2019 (since 2017 for District 2)
Next election:
2020
Previous occupations: State Representative; Teacher
Websites:

Official
Ballotpedia
Contact information:
7174 Ogontz Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19138
215-276-0340
Email

Representative Evans generally supports public investments in education, infrastructure, housing, healthcare, and basic needs, but he does not specify any policies he would support to achieve these goals.

Healthcare

  • Supports keeping the Affordable Care Act in place and strengthening it, and strongly opposes efforts to repeal it

Other

  • First elected in 2016 in a special election for District 2 after indicted representative Chaka Fattah resigned, but the districts have since temporarily shifted due to a PA Supreme Court ruling that they were gerrymandered

  • Evans served as a State Representative for 36 years

  • Evans made two bids for Philadelphia Mayor, one for PA Lieutenant Governor, and once for PA Governor (source)