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Sen. Shelley Capito (R-WV)

1st term Republican from West Virginia.

Bio

Residence: Charleston

Marital Status: Married (Charles L. Capito, Jr.)

Prev. Occupation: Career Counselor

Prev. Political Exp.: WV House, 1997-2001; US House, 2001-15; US Senate, 2015-present

Education: BS Duke University, 1975; MEd University of Virginia, 1976

Birthdate: 11/26/1953

Religion: Presbyterian

Percentage in Last Election: 62%

Major Opponent: Natalie Tennant (D)


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Shelley Capito.

Website: capito.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

172 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6472
Fax: (202) 224-7665

Charleston Office: (more district offices)

500 Virginia Street East, Suite 950
Charleston, West Virginia 25301
Phone: (304) 347-5372



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Joel Brubaker
  • Scheduling Dir.: Lauren Russell
  • Legis. Dir.: Adam Tomlinson
  • Comm. Dir.: Ashley Berrang
  • Press Secy.: Kelley Moore
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Dana Richter
  • Health LA: Dana Richter
  • Judiciary LA: Adam Tomlinson
  • Budget LA: J.T. Jezierski
  • Civil Rights LA: Victoria Flood
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Dana Richter
  • Science/Technology LA: Victoria Flood
  • Women's Issues LA: Victoria Flood

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Shelley Capito voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood 07/25/2017 Yea Voted For
C Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 04/07/2017 Yea Voted For
U Whether to allow filibusters on Supreme Court nominations 04/06/2017 Nay Voted For
P Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule 03/30/2017 Yea Voted For
P Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 Yea Voted For
R Collins Amendment to preserve federal funding of Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Nay Voted For
A Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Yea Voted For
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 09/22/2015 Yea Voted For
P No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7) 01/28/2014 Yea Voted For
P Delay two Obamacare programs for one year (Blackburn Amendment) 09/29/2013 Yea Voted For
(More Key Votes)
 

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Shelley Capito's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Shelley Capito a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1922 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.301 - Conscience Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
S.210 - Nullification of pro-life "Mexico City Policy" Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Shelley Capito
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.