Rep. Thomas Tauke

Former Representative from Iowa’s 2nd District, Republican

Tauke, a Republican, was the representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district from 1979 to 1990.


Our unique analysis of the bills Tauke 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Tauke is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Tauke sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (24%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Health (15%) Labor and Employment (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Energy (7%) Education (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Tauke missed 222 of 5,727 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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