Sen. Daniel Coats [R]

Senator from Indiana

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2011-2016 Senator Indiana
1989-1998 Senator Indiana
1981-1988 Representative Indiana's 4th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Daniel Coats sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Coats sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (20%) International Affairs (20%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Health (10%) Immigration (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Nov 2015, Coats missed 94 of 4,895 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. 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: