Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis

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


Votes for Children


Bills Introduced


Bills Cosponsored


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 9 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 3 bills and cosponsored 28 bills to help children. Rep. Lewis has taken 0 actions in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

CDF has endorsed several bills during this Congress. So far, Rep. Lewis 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.

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

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