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Sen. Thomas Carper (D-DE)

4th term Democrat from Delaware.

Bio

Residence: Wilmington

Marital Status: Married (Martha)

Prev. Occupation: Public Official

Prev. Political Exp.: DE Treasurer, 1977-83; US House, 1983-93; DE Governor, 1993-2001; US Senate, 2001-present

Military: USN, 1968-73; USNR, 1973-91

Education: BA Ohio State University, 1968; MBA University of Delaware, 1975

Birthdate: 01/23/1947

Religion: Presbyterian

Percentage in Last Election: 66%

Major Opponent: Kevin Wade


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Thomas Carper via Web Form.

Website: carper.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

513 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2441
Fax: (202) 228-2190

Wilmington Office: (more district offices)

301 North Walnut Street, Suite 102L-1
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Phone: (302) 573-6291
Fax: (302) 573-6434



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Emily Spain
  • State Scheduler: Jacqueline Cameron
  • Scheduler: Diana Naylor
  • Legis. Dir.: Jan Beukelman
  • Budget LA: Michael Santora
  • Comm. Dir.: Christine Brennan
  • Judiciary LA: Michael Santora
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Lynn Sha
  • Health LA: Lynn Sha
  • Civil Rights LA: Michael Santora
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Lynn Sha
  • Science/Technology LA: Sanika Salim
  • Women's Issues LA: Lynn Sha

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

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