Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis

Democrat, Georgia, 5th District
Office 202-225-3801 | @RepJohnLewis | Facebook

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Grade

11

Votes for Children

44

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

Rep. Lewis represents a district with a child poverty rate of 28.8 percent. 11.5 percent of children in this district are in extreme poverty, 23 percent are food insecure, and 8 percent lack health insurance. During the 116th Congress, Rep. Lewis has taken 11 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 4 bills and cosponsored 40 bills to help children. Rep. Lewis has taken 0 actions in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 500 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Rep. Lewis has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted for H.R.1112 the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.1122 the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1185 the FAMILY Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1236 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1364 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1368 the Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1384 the Medicare for All Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1560 the American Family Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1856 the Ending Homelessness Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1878 the IDEA Full Funding Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1884 the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions and Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1897 the MOMMA’s Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2055 the An Act Targeting Resources to Communities in Need.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2315 the Keep Our PACT Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2415 the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2527 the Vaccinate All Children Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2708 the Disarm Hate Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2775 the Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2778 the Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act.

  • voted for H.R.2940 the To extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019..


  • co-sponsored H.R.3222 the No Federal Funds for Public Charge Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.3401 the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3799 the Reuniting Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3922 the American Opportunity Accounts Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4436 the National Poverty Research Center Authorization Act.



  • co-sponsored H.R.4674 the College Affordability Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4768 the Home Visiting to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.5 the Equality Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5041 the Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.532 the Alternatives to Detention Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5349 the Protect SNAP Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.541 the Keep Families Together Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5581 the Access to Counsel Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.582 the Raise the Wage Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.


  • did not vote on H.R.6074 the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6132 the Social Determinants for Moms Act of 2020.

  • did not vote on H.R.6201 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6347 the Rental Eviction Moratorium Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6460 the To provide funding for needed child and adult care so that essential workers can report to work during the COVID-19 pandemic..

  • did not vote on H.R.6800 the The Heroes Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6820 the Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.7120 the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.717 the Raise the Age Act.

  • voted for H.R.7301 the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.865 the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.95 the Homeless Veteran Families Act.

  • As with any scorecard, this tool is inherently limited. Some members may score differently than they might expect because a committee assignment requires they work primarily on issues outside the scope of CDF’s portfolio. Additionally, because the important work done by leadership in Congress is not entirely captured by our model, Members of Congress in leadership roles tend to appear near the middle of our range of grades. There are some data limitations as well. A truly comprehensive measure of action taken on behalf of children would likely include things like floor statements, committee votes, votes on amendments, public leadership, and much more. An expansion of this Report Card to include those additional data may be possible in the future.

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