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Rep. Randy Feenstra

Representative for Iowa’s 4th District

pronounced RAN-dee // FEEN-struh

Feenstra is the representative for Iowa’s 4th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2021. Feenstra is next up for reelection in 2024 and serves until Jan 3, 2025. He is 54 years old.

Photo of Rep. Randy Feenstra [R-IA4]


Feenstra did not request any earmarks for fiscal year 2024.

Most representatives from both parties requested earmarks for fiscal year 2024. Rather than being distributed through a formula or competitive process administered by the executive branch, earmarks may direct spending where it is most needed for the legislator's district. More about FY2024 earmark requests from Demand Progress Education Fund »


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2022 Report Card for Feenstra.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Feenstra 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 Feenstra has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2019 to Sep 22, 2023. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Randy Feenstra sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Feenstra sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (25%) Science, Technology, Communications (22%) Energy (14%) International Affairs (8%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Taxation (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Education (6%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Feenstra recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to Sep 2023, Feenstra missed 5 of 1,414 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 1.7% 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, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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