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Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-GA 2nd District)

14th term Democrat from Georgia 2nd District.

Bio

Residence: Albany

Marital Status: Married (Vivian)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: GA House, 1977-90; GA Senate, 1991-92, US House 1993-present

Military: USA, 1969-1971

Education: BA Morehouse College, 1968; JD Emory University, 1971

Birthdate: 02/04/1947

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Gregory Duke


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr..

Website: bishop.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2407 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-1002
Phone: (202) 225-3631
Fax: (202) 225-2203

Albany Office: (more district offices)

323 Pine Avenue
Albany, Georgia 31701
Phone: (229) 439-8067
Fax: (229) 436-2099



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Michael Reed
  • Scheduler: Kelsey Beck
  • Legis. Dir.: Jonathan Halpern
  • Comm. Dir.: Lauren Hughes
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Health LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Judiciary LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Budget LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Civil Rights LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Science/Technology LA: Jonathan Black
  • Women's Issues LA: Lauren Hughes

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Fiscal 2020 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations 06/26/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Fiscal 2020 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations 06/19/2019 Yea Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
P The So-Called "Equality Act" 05/17/2019 Yea Voted Against
P "For the People Act of 2019" (restrictions on free speech) 03/08/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 01/03/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (passage) 01/19/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) 10/03/2017 Nay Voted Against
(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 Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.'s cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.