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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)

1st term Republican from Iowa.

Bio

Residence: Red Oak

Marital Status: Divorced

Prev. Occupation: Emergency Management Office Director, Job Training Coordinator

Prev. Political Exp.: Montgomery Co. Auditor, 2005-11; IA Senate, 2011-15; US Senate, 2015-present

Military: USAR, 1992-2001; IANG, 2001-15

Education: BA Iowa State University, 1992; MPA Columbus College, 1995

Birthdate: 07/01/1970

Religion: Lutheran

Percentage in Last Election: 52%

Major Opponent: Bruce Braley (D)


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Joni Ernst.

Website: ernst.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

730 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3254
Fax: (202) 224-9369

Des Moines Office: (more district offices)

733 Federal Building, 210 Walnut Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Phone: (515) 284-4574
Fax: (515) 284-4937



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Lisa Goeas
  • Scheduler: Courtney Klein
  • Legis. Dir.: Jena McNeill
  • Comm. Dir.: Kelsi Daniell
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Corey Becker
  • Health LA: Brian Fahey
  • Judiciary LA: Corey Becker
  • Budget LA: Tyler Brown
  • Civil Rights LA: Corey Becker
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Brian Fahey
  • Science/Technology LA: Michael Farr
  • Women's Issues LA: Katelyn Asmus

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

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

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
R Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act 02/25/2019 Yea Voted For
R The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act 01/17/2019 Yea Voted For
C Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 10/06/2018 Yea Voted For
R Denial of federal funds to abortion providers (Paul Amendment) 08/23/2018 Yea Voted For
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 01/29/2018 Yea Voted For
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
(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. Joni Ernst's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Joni Ernst a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.2420 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.2311 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Joni Ernst
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.