Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) biography

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Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)

4th term Democrat from Washington.


Residence: Edmonds

Marital Status: Single

Prev. Occupation: Businessperson

Prev. Political Exp.: WA House, 1987-92; US House, 1993-95; US Senate, 2001-present

Education: BA Miami University of Ohio, 1980

Birthdate: 10/13/1958

Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Michael Baumgartner


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Maria Cantwell.


Washington, D.C. Office:

511 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3441
Fax: (202) 228-0514

Seattle Office: (more district offices)

915 Second Avenue, Suite 3206
Seattle, Washington 98174
Phone: (206) 220-6400
Fax: (206) 220-6404



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Travis Lumpkin
  • Scheduler: Christian Chiles
  • Legis. Dir.: Rosemary Gutierrez
  • Comm. Dir.: Reid Walker
  • Press Secy.: Bryan Watt
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Nico Janssen
  • Education LA: Rosemary Gutierrez
  • Telecomm LA: Narda Jones
  • Transportation LA: Matt McCarthy
  • Trade LA: Jonathan Hale
  • Commerce LA: Narda Jones
  • Labor LA: Rosemary Gutierrez
  • Budget LA: Lara Muldoon
  • Government Affairs LA: Lara Muldoon
  • Space - NASA LA: Rosemary Gutierrez
  • Animal Welfare LA: Megan Thompson



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

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

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Motion to Recede and Amend the Bill; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 11/08/2007 Yea Not Scored

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. Maria Cantwell's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Maria Cantwell a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Maria Cantwell
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... Yes Send Message to Sen. Maria Cantwell


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