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Rep. John Zwach

Former Representative for Minnesota’s 6th District

Zwach was the representative for Minnesota’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1967 to 1974.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Zwach 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Zwach sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Zwach sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Agriculture and Food (23%) Housing and Community Development (15%) Taxation (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Education (6%) Animals (6%) Law (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Zwach missed 325 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 12.3%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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