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Sen. John Thune (R-SD)

3rd term Republican from South Dakota.

Bio

Residence: Sioux Falls

Marital Status: Married (Kimberley)

Prev. Occupation: Lobbyist, Association Executive

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1997-2003; US Senate, 2005-present

Education: BS Biola University, 1983; MBA University of South Dakota, 1984

Birthdate: 01/07/1961

Religion: Protestant

Percentage in Last Election: 72%

Major Opponent: Jay Williams


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. John Thune via Web Form.

Website: thune.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

511 Dirksen Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2321
Fax: (202) 228-5429

Sioux Falls Office: (more district offices)

5015 South Bur Oak
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108
Phone: (605) 334-9596



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Ryan Nelson
  • Scheduler: Johanna Scheich
  • Legis. Dir.: Jessica McBride
  • Press Secy.: Katie Lingle
  • Comm. Dir.: Ryan Wrasse
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Adam Wek
  • Health LA: Danielle Janowski
  • Judiciary LA: Jason Van Beek
  • Budget LA: Adam Wek
  • Civil Rights LA: Adam Wek
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Danielle Janowski
  • Science/Technology LA: Adam Wek
  • Women's Issues LA: Angela Merkle

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. John Thune 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
R Collins Amendment to preserve federal funding of Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 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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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

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