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Rep. Abby Finkenauer

Representative for Iowa’s 1st District

pronounced A-bee // FINK-uh-now-er

Finkenauer is the representative for Iowa’s 1st congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Finkenauer is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA1]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Finkenauer is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Finkenauer has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Sep 13, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

Abby Finkenauer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Finkenauer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (100%)

Recent Bills

Some of Finkenauer’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Finkenauer voted Yea

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Finkenauer voted Yea

Finkenauer voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Sep 2019, Finkenauer missed 1 of 530 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: