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John Forbes

Democratic — Representative — District 40
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

John Forbes represents House District 40 in the Iowa House, is a member of seven committees, and is the primary sponsor of 100 bills.

2012 13199.99

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HR 36

    A resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the enactment of landmark energy efficiency legislation.

  • HR 33

    A resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.

  • HR 35

    A resolution recognizing and congratulating Kyven Gadson on his outstanding achievements in college wrestling and as a student-athlete at Iowa State University.

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  • HR 27

    A resolution recognizing and congratulating the Grand View University Wrestling Team and program on its outstanding achievements in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics wrestling.

  • HR 22

    A resolution acknowledging the 150th anniversary of the death of President Abraham Lincoln.

  • HR 23

    A resolution honoring Dr. Sally Mason and her outstanding achievements as President of the University of Iowa.

Recent Votes

HF 635

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8989.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1111.0
HF 645

Shall amendment H-1398, to the Senate amendment H-1387, be adopted?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5454.0
•••No: 3838.0
•••Other: 88.0
SF 513

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9292.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 88.0
SF 485

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8888.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1212.0
SF 171

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5353.0
•••No: 3636.0
•••Other: 1111.0
HF 666

Shall the rules be suspended to consider amendment H-1396?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3838.0
•••No: 5353.0
•••Other: 99.0
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