Rep. Howard Coble

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 6th District, Republican

Coble, a Republican, was the representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district from 1985 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Coble 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Coble is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Coble for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Coble sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (80%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1985 to Dec 2014, Coble missed 692 of 18,300 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 34 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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