Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley


Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1981-2017 Senator,
1975-1980 Representative,
Iowa's 3rd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Grassley is a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Grassley’s bills have had a total of 108 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Grassley to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

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Committee Membership

Charles “Chuck” Grassley sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Apr 2014, Grassley missed 36 of 11,463 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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