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Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)

3rd term Democrat from Maryland.

Bio

Residence: Baltimore

Marital Status: Married (Edelman Cardin)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: MD House, 1967-87; US House, 1987-2007; US Senate, 2007-present

Education: BA University of Pittsburgh, 1964; JD University of Maryland, 1967

Birthdate: 10/05/1943

Religion: Jewish

Percentage in Last Election: 56%

Major Opponent: Daniel Bongino


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Benjamin Cardin.

Website: cardin.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

509 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-4524
Fax: (202) 224-1651

Baltimore Office: (more district offices)

100 S. Charles St., Tower I, Suite 1710
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: (410) 962-4436
Fax: (410) 962-4156



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Christopher Lynch
  • Scheduler: Debbie Yamada
  • Legis. Dir.: Gray Maxwell
  • Comm. Dir.: Sue Walitsky
  • Civil Rights LA: Bill Van Horne
  • Press Secy.: Tim Zink
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Bill Van Horne
  • Judiciary LA: Bill Van Horne
  • Budget LA: Bill Van Horne
  • Health LA: Lauren Jee
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Lauren Jee
  • Science/Technology LA: Gray Maxwell
  • Women's Issues LA: Bill Van Horne

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Benjamin Cardin 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 Nay Voted Against
R The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act 01/17/2019 Nay Voted Against
C Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 10/06/2018 Nay Voted Against
R Denial of federal funds to abortion providers (Paul Amendment) 08/23/2018 Nay Voted Against
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 01/29/2018 Nay Voted Against
A Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood 07/25/2017 Nay Voted Against
C Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 04/07/2017 Nay Voted Against
U Whether to allow filibusters on Supreme Court nominations 04/06/2017 Yea Voted Against
P Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule 03/30/2017 Nay Voted Against
P Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 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 Sen. Benjamin Cardin's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Benjamin Cardin 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 No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.2311 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.