Rep. Robert Coughlin

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 13th District, Republican

Coughlin, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district from 1969 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Coughlin 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). Coughlin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Coughlin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (27%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) International Affairs (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Health (6%) Private Legislation (6%) Taxation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Oct 1992, Coughlin missed 687 of 11,642 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. 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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Primary Sources

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