Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Al Lawson

Rep. Al Lawson

Democrat, Florida, 5th District


Votes for Children


Bill Introduced


Bills Cosponsored


Action Against the Interests of Children

Rep. Lawson represents a district with a child poverty rate of 31.3 percent. 13.5 percent of children in this district are in extreme poverty, 26 percent are food insecure, and 6.7 percent lack health insurance. During the 116th Congress, Rep. Lawson has taken 8 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 1 bill and cosponsored 35 bills to help children. Rep. Lawson has taken 1 action in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

CDF has endorsed several bills during this Congress. So far, Rep. Lawson has taken the following action on bills endorsed by CDF during this Congress:

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

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.1296 the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019.

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