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Representative from Iowa’s 2nd District, Democrat
Loebsack, a Democrat, has been the representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Loebsack has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Loebsack is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
David Loebsack sits on the following committees:
Loebsack sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Loebsack’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2007 to Feb 2016, Loebsack missed 161 of 7,122 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 16 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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