Vote — Feb 9, 2016 2:18 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 90/0
Sen. Coats [R-IN]: Yea
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Senator from Indiana, Republican
Coats, a Republican, has been the Senior senator from Indiana since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).
He was previously a senator from Indiana (1989-1998); and the representative for Indiana's 4th congressional district (1981-1988).
Our unique analysis of the bills Coats 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). Coats is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Daniel Coats sits on the following committees:
Coats sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (24%) International Affairs (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Health (10%)
Some of Coats’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1989 to Feb 2016, Coats missed 99 of 4,943 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. 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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