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Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA)

2nd term Democrat from Massachusetts.


Residence: Malden

Marital Status: Married (Susan Blumenthal)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: MA House, 1973-77; US House, 1976-2013

Military: USAR, 1968-73

Education: BA Boston College, 1968; JD Boston College, 1972

Birthdate: 07/11/1946

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 62%

Major Opponent: Brian Herr (R)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Edward Markey via Web Form.

Website: markey.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

255 Dirksen Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2742
Fax: (202) 224-8525

Boston Office: (more district offices)

975 JFK Federal Building, 15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02203
Phone: (617) 565-8519



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Vacant
  • Scheduler: Sarah Butler
  • Legis. Dir.: Vacant
  • Comm. Dir.: Giselle Barry
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Avenel Joseph
  • Health LA: Avenel Joseph
  • Judiciary LA: Andrew Cohen
  • Budget LA: Jeremy D'Aloisio
  • Civil Rights LA: Andrew Cohen
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Avenel Joseph
  • Science/Technology LA: Ana Unruh Cohen
  • Women's Issues LA: Avenel Joseph



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Edward Markey voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
R Collins Amendment to preserve federal funding of Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Yea Voted Against
A Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
P Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 09/22/2015 Nay Voted Against
R Constitutional amendment to curb free speech about political officeholders and issues 09/11/2014 Yea Voted Against
R Murray bill to empower DHHS abortion mandates 07/16/2014 Yea Voted Against
P Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (protect unborn at 20 weeks) 06/18/2013 Not Voting Not Scored
P Repeal of Obamacare health care law 05/16/2013 Not Voting Not Scored
F District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 3803) 07/31/2012 Nay Voted Against
P Repeal of Obamacare Act (H.R. 6079) 07/11/2012 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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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Edward Markey's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Edward Markey a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Edward Markey
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Edward Markey
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Edward Markey
S.301 - Conscience Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Edward Markey
S.210 - Nullification of pro-life "Mexico City Policy" Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Edward Markey
S.224 - Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA) Support No Send Message to Sen. Edward Markey
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Edward Markey
S.184 - No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Edward Markey
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.