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Rep. Thomas Tauke

Former Representative for Iowa’s 2nd District

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

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Tauke is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Tauke sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Tauke was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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 about one third or more 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).

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

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