Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman

Representative from New Jersey’s 12th District, Democrat

Watson Coleman, a Democrat, has been the representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Watson Coleman has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Watson Coleman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Watson Coleman for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Bonnie Watson Coleman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Watson Coleman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (56%) Emergency Management (22%) Crime and Law Enforcement (22%)

Recent Bills

Some of Watson Coleman’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Watson Coleman’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
Nay S. 1356: A bill to clarify that certain provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 will ...
Nov 5, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.Res. 162: Calling on the President to provide Ukraine with military assistance to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Mar 23, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Dec 2016, Watson Coleman missed 15 of 1,311 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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