Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2001
Sen. Paul Coverdell [R-GA, 1993-2000] leaves office as Senator from Georgia.
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Former Senator from Georgia, Republican
Coverdell, a Republican, was a senator from Georgia from 1993 to 2000.
Our unique analysis of the bills Coverdell sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Coverdell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Coverdell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Commerce (14%) Law (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Taxation (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)
Some of Coverdell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Feb 1993 to Jul 2000, Coverdell missed 54 of 2,844 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 1.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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