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Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)

7th term Republican from Mississippi.


Residence: Oxford

Marital Status: Married (Kay Webber)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1973-78

Military: USN, 1959-61

Education: BA University of Mississippi, 1959; JD University of Mississippi, 1965

Birthdate: 12/07/1937

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Travis W. Childers (D)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Thad Cochran via Web Form.

Website: cochran.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

113 Dirksen Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5054
Fax: (202) 224-5321

Jackson Office: (more district offices)

190 East Capitol Street, Suite 550
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
Phone: (601) 965-4459
Fax: (601) 965-4919



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Brad White
  • Scheduler: Doris Wagley
  • Dep. Chief of Staff: Adam Telle
  • Comm. Dir.: Chris Gallegos
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Lindsay Linhares
  • Health LA: Mary Martha Henson
  • Judiciary LA: Lindsay Linhares
  • Budget LA: Adam Telle
  • Civil Rights LA: Tim Wolverton
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Mary Martha Henson
  • Science/Technology LA: Tim Wolverton
  • Women's Issues LA: Mary Martha Henson



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

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

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
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
P Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 Yea Voted For
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 09/22/2015 Yea Voted For
R Constitutional amendment to curb free speech about political officeholders and issues 09/11/2014 Nay Voted For
R Murray bill to empower DHHS abortion mandates 07/16/2014 Nay Voted For
R Protection of religious liberty (Fischer Amendment) 03/22/2013 Yea Voted For
R Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act: Sense of the Senate 03/22/2013 Yea Voted For
R Defunding of the Obama health care law 03/13/2013 Yea Voted For
R "DISCLOSE Act" to restrict political free speech 07/17/2012 Nay 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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Current Elected Office Bills:

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

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.301 - Conscience Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.210 - Nullification of pro-life "Mexico City Policy" Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.224 - Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA) Support No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
S.184 - No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Support Yes Send Message to Sen. Thad Cochran
(More Bills)
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.