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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

3rd term Independent from Vermont.

Bio

Residence: Burlington

Marital Status: Married (Jane)

Prev. Occupation: Educator

Prev. Political Exp.: Mayor of Burlington, 1981-89; US House, 1991-2007; US Senate, 2007-present

Education: AB University of Chicago, 1964

Birthdate: 09/08/1941

Religion: Jewish

Percentage in Last Election: 71%

Major Opponent: John MacGovern


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Bernie Sanders via Web Form.

Website: sanders.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

332 Dirksen Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5141
Fax: (202) 228-0776

Burlington Office: (more district offices)

1 Church Street, 3rd Floor
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: (802) 862-0697
Fax: (802) 860-6370



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Caryn Compton
  • Scheduler: Jacob Gillison
  • Health LA: Britt Weinstock
  • Legis. Dir.: Ari Rabin-Havt
  • Press Secy.: Keane Bhatt
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Lori Kearns
  • Judiciary LA: Lori Kearns
  • Civil Rights LA: Lori Kearns
  • Budget LA: Josh Smith
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Britt Weinstock
  • Science/Technology LA: Katrina Menard
  • Women's Issues LA: Lori Kearns

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Bernie Sanders 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 Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 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. Bernie Sanders's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Bernie Sanders 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. Bernie Sanders
S.2311 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support No Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Bernie Sanders
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.