Vote — Feb 8, 2016 5:31 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 83/0
Sen. Coons [D-DE]: Yea
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Senator from Delaware, Democrat
Coons, a Democrat, has been the Junior senator from Delaware since Nov 15, 2010 (next election in 2020).
Our unique analysis of the bills Coons has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Coons is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Chris Coons sits on the following committees:
Coons sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (24%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Taxation (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Animals (10%) Energy (9%) Education (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%)
Some of Coons’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Nov 2010 to Feb 2016, Coons missed 28 of 1,551 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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