Rep. James Lightfoot

Former Representative from Iowa's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1993-1996 Representative Iowa's 3rd District
1985-1992 Representative Iowa's 5th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Lightfoot was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Lightfoot’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Lightfoot’s bills had a total of 186 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Lightfoot to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Sep 1996, Lightfoot missed 165 of 6,125 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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