Miller-Meeks is the representative for Iowa’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. She has served since Jan 3, 2021. Miller-Meeks is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
In 2021, Rep. Meeks was fined for failing to wear a mask on the House floor during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Nov. 30, 2021||House Sergeant at Arms fined Good for failing to wear a mask on the House floor during the COVID-19 pandemic.|
On May 20, 2021, Rep. Miller-Meeks failed to wear a mask on the House floor and was fined. On June 25, the Committee published the fine.
|May. 20, 2021||House Committee on Ethics received notification that Miller-Meeks had been fined by the Sergeant at Arms|
|Jun. 25, 2021||House Committee on Ethics published the fine.|
Miller-Meeks is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Miller-Meeks has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to May 16, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Mariannette Miller-Meeks sits on the following committees:
Miller-Meeks was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Miller-Meeks sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Miller-Meeks recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 6045: Subscribe to Local News Act of 2021
- H.R. 5959: CHOICE Act
- H.R. 5645: Save Our Servicemembers Act of 2021
- H.R. 5529: Veterans Justice Outreach Improvement Act
- H.R. 5498: Preserving Employment Visas Act
- H.R. 5432: COVID–19 Testing Coverage Act of 2021
- H.R. 5117: Ensuring Evacuation from Afghanistan Act of 2021
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2021 to May 2022, Miller-Meeks missed 10 of 656 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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