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

Our unique analysis of the bills Lightfoot 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). Lightfoot is shown as a purple triangle. (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 6,121 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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