As of March 5, Ballotpedia has tracked two election-related bills in the Iowa House of Representatives since the beginning of the year. Of the two, Ballotpedia tracked one from Feb. 27 to March 5. The one bill is:
- IA HF470: A bill for an act relating to the conduct of elections, including provisions related to absentee ballots, recounts, and contested gubernatorial elections and impeachments, making penalties applicable, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HF 356), no sponsors listed.
During the week of Feb. 27 to March 5, Ballotpedia tracked 69 House election-related bills nationally. As of March 5, Ballotpedia has tracked 946 House bills nationally. Ballotpedia tracked the most House bills this year in the New York State Assembly with 128, while Ballotpedia tracked the fewest House bills in Alabama, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania with zero. Republicans sponsored 429 of these bills, while Democrats sponsored 388. Third party sponsorship and bills with no sponsors accounted for 67 bills, while bipartisan legislators sponsored 62.
As of March 5, Ballotpedia has tracked 540 House bills in Democratic trifectas and 317 House bills in Republican trifectas. A trifecta is when one political party holds the governorship and majorities in both chambers of the state legislature. Ballotpedia has tracked 89 House bills in states where neither party holds trifecta control.
The Iowa House is scheduled to be in session from Jan. 9 to April 28 this year. In 2022, Ballotpedia tracked five House bills related to election administration. Zero of these bills passed both chambers. Iowa is a Republican trifecta.