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Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind.

Senator (2nd full term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: U.S. House of Representatives, 1981-89; U.S. Senate, 1989-99; U.S. ambassador to Germany, 2001-05; U.S. Senate, 2011-17
Born: May 16, 1943; Jackson, Mich.
Residence: Indianapolis
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Marsha Coats; three children
Education: Wheaton College, B.A. 1965; Indiana U., Indianapolis, J.D. 1972
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure - Chairman; Health Care; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Select Intelligence; Joint Economic

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Tossup
House Seniority: 26th ranked Senate Republican
State Clout: Indiana is 42nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

1990 Election Results

2010 Election Results

Candidate

Dan Coats (R)
Brad Ellsworth (D)
Rebecca Sink-Burris (LIBERT)

Votes

952,116
697,775
94,330

%

54.6%
40.0%
5.4%