Rep. Thomas Tauke
Former Representative from Iowa's 2nd District
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Iowa's 2nd District
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Tauke was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Tauke’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Tauke’s bills had a total of 403 cosponsors in the 101st Congress.
Use this chart to compare Tauke to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Tauke’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5916 (101st): To require the President of the United States to use the Strategic ...
- H.R. 5824 (101st): To authorize States to regulate certain solid waste.
- H.R. 5701 (101st): To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act and the Export Administration ...
- H.Con.Res. 364 (101st): Expressing the sense of Congress concerning a drawdown of the Strategic Petroleum ...
- H.R. 5222 (101st): Restitution Enhancement and Personal Accountability Act of 1990
- H.Res. 421 (101st): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Saturday mail service ...
- H.R. 5102 (101st): To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to permit the Federal Communications ...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Tauke missed 210 of 5,710 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is better than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills