John Coble

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U.S. Representative

John Coble ()
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Committees: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House Committee on the Judiciary
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Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

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Howard Coble, a Republican, has represented the Sixth Congressional District of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1985. map)


Record and controversies

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Iraq War

Coble voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

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Born 18 March 1931, in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was educated at Appalachian State University (1949-50) Guilford College (1958), and earned a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1962. Coble served in the U.S. Coast Guard (1953-56) and the Coast Guard Reserve (1960-82). Between 1961 and 1967 he was a Field Claim Representative & Supervisor for Auto Insurance. He was also a practicing attorney (1979-84) before being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1984.

Congressional career

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated Rory Blake to face Coble in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Coble retained his seat.

Money in politics

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Top Contributors to during the 2008 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
National Auto Dealers Assn$ 5,000
American Crystal Sugar$ 2,500
CSX Corp$ 2,500
Sony Corp$ 2,500
Syngenta AG$ 2,500
American Hospital Assn$ 2,000
National Community Pharmacists Assn$ 2,000
National Council of Textile Orgs$ 2,000
National Rural Electric Cooperative Assn$ 2,000
RH Barringer Distributing$ 2,000
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' site.
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
Links to more campaign contribution information for John Coble
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Committees and Affiliations


Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

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Wikipedia also has an article on John Coble. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.


DC office
  • 2188 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-3065 Fax: 202-225-8611
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District offices
  • 241 Sunset Avenue, Suite 101, Asheboro, NC 27203
    Ph: 336-626-3060 Fax: (none entered)
  • 124 Elm Street, Post Office Box 812, Graham, NC 27253-0812
    Ph: 336-229-0159 Fax: (none entered)
  • 2102 North Elm Street, Suite B, Greensboro, NC 27408-5100
    Ph: 336-333-5005 Fax: (none entered)
  • Suite 200-B, 155 Northpoint Avenue, High Point, NC 27262-7723
    Ph: 336-886-5106 Fax: (none entered)
  • 2727D Old Concord Road, Salisbury, NC 28144-8388
    Ph: 704-645-8082 Fax: (none entered)
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