Rep. James “Jim” Nussle [R]

Former Representative from Iowa’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2006 Representative Iowa's 1st District
1991-2002 Representative Iowa's 2nd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Nussle 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Nussle is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Nussle sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (19%) Taxation (17%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1991 to Dec 2006, Nussle missed 283 of 9,226 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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