Dave Evans
Dave Evans is Channel 7 Eyewitness News' political reporter. Since arriving here in 1999, Evans has covered every major election from the mayoral campaigns of Mike Bloomberg and Bill de Blasio to the Presidential race of Hillary Clinton in 2008.

He has worked as Eyewitness News' lead reporter in every political convention since 2000 and has traveled extensively for ABC7, from covering the war in Iraq to Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent visit to Israel.

Before joining us Evans worked at WFAA-TV, the ABC station in Dallas. There he covered issues as varied as the American intervention in Haiti and the war in El Salvador.

Evans is graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He has won numerous awards including the DuPont-Columbia award for team coverage of the World Trade Center attacks. He has also been awarded the Associated Press Best Reporter in Texas as well as two Dallas Katie awards for his government reporting.

Evans has competed in many triathlons and marathons, is an avid cook and gardener, and, to the aggravation of many, still roots for his Dallas Cowboys.

Subway advocates on Monday launched the "Call the Mayor" campaign as they seek to persuade Mayor Bill de Blasio to spend $212 million on discounted subway and bus rides for the poor.
State lawmakers in New York are taking a closer look at a legislative proposal to give terminally ill people the right to seek life-ending medication from their physician.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed legislation to remove guns from domestic abusers and close a loophole in state law that he says will ensure domestic abusers are required to surrender all firearms, not just handguns.
Actress and gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon pledged to release a copy of her 2017 income tax Monday during an interview with Eyewitness News political reporter Dave Evans.
At 1 a.m. Friday, New York City's new Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza tweeted a video - and it included what someone else had written about that video... 'Wealthy white Manhattan parents angrily rant against plan to bring more black kids to their schools.'