Rep. Neal Smith

Former Representative from Iowa’s 4th District, Democrat

Smith, a Democrat, was the representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district from 1973 to 1994.

He was previously the representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district (1959-1972).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Smith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (16%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Environmental Protection (13%) International Affairs (13%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Health (11%) Commerce (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Nov 1994, Smith missed 858 of 14,287 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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