Sen. Daniel Coats


Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2011-2017 Senator,
1989-1998 Senator,
1981-1988 Representative,
Indiana's 4th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Coats is a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Coats’s bills have had a total of 96 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Coats to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Daniel Coats sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Apr 2014, Coats missed 84 of 4,327 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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