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Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA)

1st term Republican from Louisiana.

Bio

Residence: Madisonville

Marital Status: Married (Becky)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Aide

Prev. Political Exp.: LA Treasurer, 2000-17; US Senate, 2017-present

Education: BA Vanderbilt University, 1973; JD University of Virginia, 1977; BCL Oxford University, 1979

Birthdate: 11/21/1951

Religion: United Methodist

Percentage in Last Election: 61%

Major Opponent: Foster Campbell


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. John Kennedy.

Website: kennedy.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

416 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-4623
Fax: (202) 228-5061

Lafayette Office: (more district offices)

101 La Rue France, Suite 503
Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
Phone: (337) 269-5980



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Preston Robinson
  • Scheduler: Kristin Sapperstein
  • Legis. Dir.: John Steitz
  • Press Secy.: Kylieshae Keyser
  • Comm. Dir.: Michelle Millhollon
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Nick Hawatmeh
  • Health LA: Cassie Leonard
  • Judiciary LA: Nick Hawatmeh
  • Budget LA: Cassie Leonard
  • Civil Rights LA: Nick Hawatmeh
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Cassie Leonard
  • Science/Technology LA: Herman Gesser
  • Women's Issues LA: Jasmine Moody

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. John Kennedy 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

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