Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-Georgia) biography

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Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-GA 2nd District)

14th term Democrat from Georgia 2nd District.

Bio

Residence: Albany

Marital Status: Married (Vivian)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: GA House, 1977-90; GA Senate, 1991-92, US House 1993-present

Military: USA, 1969-1971

Education: BA Morehouse College, 1968; JD Emory University, 1971

Birthdate: 02/04/1947

Birthplace: Mobile, AL

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Gregory Duke


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr..

Website: bishop.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2407 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-1002
Phone: (202) 225-3631
Fax: (202) 225-2203

Albany Office: (more district offices)

323 Pine Avenue
Albany, Georgia 31701
Phone: (229) 439-8067
Fax: (229) 436-2099



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Michael Reed
  • Scheduler: Kelsey Beck
  • Legis. Dir.: Jonathan Halpern
  • Comm. Dir.: Lauren Hughes
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Education LA: N'Dea Rackard
  • Transportation LA: Jonathan Black
  • Telecomm LA: Jonathan Black
  • Trade LA: Jonathan Black
  • Commerce LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Labor LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Budget LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Government Affairs LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Space - NASA LA: Jonathan Black
  • Space - NASA LA: N'Dea Rackard
  • Animal Welfare LA: N'Dea Rackard

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/08/2007 Yea Voted For
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/06/2007 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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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.'s cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.
 

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