Rep. William Coyne

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 14th District, Democrat

Coyne, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district from 1981 to 2002.



Our unique analysis of the bills Coyne 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Coyne is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Coyne was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Coyne sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (28%) Commerce (19%) Taxation (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Environmental Protection (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Law (7%) Social Welfare (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Nov 2002, Coyne missed 325 of 11,242 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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