Rep. Steve Cohen [D]

Representative from Tennessee’s 9th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2007-2016 Representative Tennessee's 9th District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Cohen has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cohen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Steve Cohen sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cohen sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (20%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Transportation and Public Works (17%) Taxation (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Education (10%) Labor and Employment (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Nov 2015, Cohen missed 171 of 6,983 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 89 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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