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Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

1st term Democrat from Maryland.

Bio

Residence: Kensington

Marital Status: Married (Katherine Wilkens)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Gubernatorial Aide, Congressional Aide

Prev. Political Exp.: MD House, 1991-95; MD Senate, 1995-2003; US House, 2003-17; US Senate, 2017-present

Education: BA Swarthmore College, 1982; MPP Harvard University, 1985; JD Georgetown University, 1990

Birthdate: 01/10/1959

Religion: Episcopal

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Kathy Szeliga


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Chris Van Hollen via email.

Website: vanhollen.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

110 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-4654
Fax: (202) 224-8858

Rockville Office: (more district offices)

111 Rockville Pike, Suite 960
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: (301) 545-1500
Fax: (301) 545-1512



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Karen Robb
  • Scheduler: Liana Pardini
  • Legis. Dir.: Sarah Schenning
  • Comm. Dir.: Bridgett Frey
  • Judiciary LA: Virdina Gibbs
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Alyssa Penna
  • Health LA: Alyssa Penna
  • Budget LA: Harry Stein
  • Civil Rights LA: Virdina Gibbs
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Alyssa Penna
  • Science/Technology LA: Meghan Conklin
  • Women's Issues LA: Alyssa Penna

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Chris Van Hollen 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 Conscience Protection Act 07/13/2016 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. Chris Van Hollen's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Chris Van Hollen 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. Chris Van Hollen
S.2311 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support No Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Chris Van Hollen
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.