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Rep. Harold Gross

Former Representative for Iowa’s 3rd District

Gross was the representative for Iowa’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1949 to 1974.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Gross is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Gross sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gross sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (28%) International Affairs (17%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Law (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1949 to Dec 1974, Gross missed 149 of 4,638 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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