Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Cohen [D-TN9]: Nay
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Representative from Tennessee’s 9th District, Democrat
Cohen, a Democrat, has been the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).
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)
Steve Cohen sits on the following committees:
Cohen sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (21%) Transportation and Public Works (17%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Taxation (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Education (8%) Health (7%)
Some of Cohen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2007 to Feb 2016, Cohen missed 171 of 7,107 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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