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%) International Affairs (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Private Legislation (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Education (10%) Health (5%)
Some of Coleman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2415 (104th): To designate the United States Customs Administrative Building at the Ysleta/Zaragosa Port ...
- H.R. 1875 (104th): To provide for the conveyance of the reversionary interest of the United ...
- H.R. 1554 (104th): To direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a ...
- H.R. 1315 (104th): For the relief of Kris Murty.
- H.R. 1124 (104th): To amend chapters 83 and 84 of title 5, United States Code, ...
- H.R. 670 (104th): To waive certain statutory time limitations with respect to the award of ...
- H.R. 574 (104th): Southwest Public Health Laboratory Act
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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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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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills