Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1997
Rep. Ronald Coleman [D-TX16, 1983-1996] leaves office as Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Texas’s 16th District, Democrat
Coleman, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 16th congressional district from 1983 to 1996.
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 1996. 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:
Government Operations and Politics (26%) Environmental Protection (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Private Legislation (12%) International Affairs (12%) Education (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Health (5%)
Some of Coleman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1983 to Sep 1996, Coleman missed 271 of 7,033 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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