Deficiency Payments in Polk County, Iowa totaled $3.0 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Polk County, Iowa Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Deficiency Payments
Pct of
14th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King)$189,327,34248.4%48.4%
21st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer)$83,984,49021.5%69.8%
32nd District of Iowa (Rep. David Loebsack)$66,148,45916.9%86.7%
43rd District of Iowa (Rep. Cynthia Axne)$40,623,22610.4%97.1%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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