Rep. William Cobey Jr.

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 4th District, Republican

Cobey, a Republican, was the representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district from 1985 to 1986.


Our unique analysis of the bills Cobey 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cobey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cobey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Oct 1986, Cobey missed 13 of 890 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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