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Sen. Jim Risch (R-ID)

2nd term Republican from Idaho.

Bio

Residence: Boise

Marital Status: Married (Vicki)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Rancher

Prev. Political Exp.: ID Senate, 1974-89, 1995-2003; ID Lt. Governor, 2003-06, 2007-09; ID Governor, 2006-07; US Senate, 2009-present

Education: BS Univ. of ID, 1965; JD Univ. of ID, 1968

Birthdate: 05/03/1943

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 65%

Major Opponent: Nels Mitchell (D)


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Jim Risch.

Website: risch.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

483 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2752
Fax: (202) 224-2573

Boise Office: (more district offices)

350 North 9th Street, Suite 302
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 342-7985
Fax: (208) 343-2458



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: John Insinger
  • Scheduler: Alexa Green
  • Legis. Dir.: Charles Adams
  • Press Secy.: Marty Boughton
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Charles Adams
  • Judiciary LA: Vacant
  • Budget LA: Celia Glassman
  • Civil Rights LA: Charles Adams
  • Health LA: Scott Reber
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Scott Reber
  • Science/Technology LA: Scott Reber
  • Women's Issues LA: Charles Adams

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Jim Risch 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
A Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood 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. Jim Risch's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Jim Risch 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. Jim Risch
S.2311 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Jim Risch
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.