Our unique analysis of the bills Coleman sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Coleman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Coleman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (26%) Agriculture and Food (20%) Law (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) International Affairs (9%) Taxation (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)
Some of Coleman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5955 (102nd): To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to clarify that the ...
- H.J.Res. 525 (102nd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States allowing an ...
- H.R. 5582 (102nd): Economic Growth Act of 1992
- H.Res. 468 (102nd): Requiring the committees of appropriate jurisdiction to report to the House measures ...
- H.Res. 469 (102nd): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide for certain ...
- H.R. 4279 (102nd): Expansion of Processed and High-Value Agricultural Exports and Employment Opportunities Act of ...
- H.R. 3546 (102nd): Support for Emerging Democracies Act of 1991
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From Jan 1977 to Oct 1992, Coleman missed 371 of 8,199 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills