Sen. Chris Coons [D]

Senator from Delaware

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2010-2020 Senator Delaware

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Chris Coons sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Coons sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (22%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Taxation (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Animals (11%) Energy (9%) Education (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Coons’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Nov 2010 to Nov 2015, Coons missed 27 of 1,504 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: