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Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)

1st term Republican from Illinois.

Bio

Residence: Highland Park

Marital Status: Divorced

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Congressional Aide

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 2001-10

Military: USNR, 1989-2013

Education: BA Cornell University, 1981; MS London School of Economics, 1982; JD Georgetown University, 1992

Birthdate: 09/15/1959

Religion: Christian

Percentage in Last Election: 48%

Major Opponent: Alexi Giannoulias


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Mark Kirk via Web Form.

Website: kirk.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

524 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2854
Fax: (202) 228-4611

Chicago Office: (more district offices)

230 South Dearborn, Suite 3900
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: (312) 886-3506
Fax: (312) 886-2117



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Kate Dickens
  • Scheduler: Rebecca Glawe
  • Legis. Dir.: Jeannette Windon
  • Press Secy.: Sarah Dolan
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Cade Clurman
  • Health LA: Andrew Vogt
  • Judiciary LA: Mark Crowley
  • Judiciary LA: Gregory Tosi
  • Budget LA: Brett Quick
  • Civil Rights LA: Gregory Tosi
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Andrew Vogt
  • Science/Technology LA: Jonathan VanderPlas
  • Women's Issues LA: Cade Clurman

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Mark Kirk 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 Yea Voted Against
A Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
P Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 09/22/2015 Nay Voted Against
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 Yea Voted Against
R Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act: Sense of the Senate 03/22/2013 Nay Voted Against
R Preventing abortion funding and protecting religious liberty 03/22/2013 Nay Voted Against
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 Not Voting Not Scored
(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

How are YOUR reps voting?

Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

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

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.2927 - Conscience Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.2297 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.2159 - Womens Public Health and Safety Act (Medicaid state flexibility) Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.2066 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.1553 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.1919 - Health Care Conscience Rights Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.1881 - Defunding Planned Parenthood and its affiliates Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.1836 - One-year moratorium on federal funds to Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.1549 - Care Planning Act of 2015 Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.J.RES.15 - Federal "Equal Rights Amendment": back-from-the-dead resolution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
S.J.RES.10 - Resolution to protect pro-life employers in District of Columbia Support No Send Message to Sen. Mark Kirk
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.