Rep. Edward Mezvinsky

Former Representative from Iowa’s 1st District, Democrat

Mezvinsky, a Democrat, was the representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district from 1973 to 1976.


Our unique analysis of the bills Mezvinsky sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mezvinsky is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mezvinsky sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (27%) Social Welfare (17%) Taxation (15%) Commerce (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Labor and Employment (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1976, Mezvinsky missed 58 of 2,351 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is better than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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