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Rep. Samuel Coppersmith

Former Representative from Arizona’s 1st District, Democrat

Coppersmith, a Democrat, was the representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district from 1993 to 1994.


Our unique analysis of the bills Coppersmith 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Coppersmith is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Coppersmith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (36%) Environmental Protection (27%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Water Resources Development (18%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Nov 1994, Coppersmith missed 22 of 1,122 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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