Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) biography

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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

6th term Republican from Kentucky.


Residence: Louisville

Marital Status: Married (Elaine Chao)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Congressional Aide

Prev. Political Exp.: Jefferson Co. Judge-Executive, 1978-85; US Senate, 1985-present

Education: BA University of Louisville, 1964; JD University of Kentucky, 1967

Birthdate: 02/20/1942

Birthplace: Sheffield, AL

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 56%

Major Opponent: Alison Lundergan Grimes (D)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Mitch McConnell via Web Form.


Washington, D.C. Office:

317 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2541
Fax: (202) 224-2499

Louisville Office: (more district offices)

601 West Broadway, #630
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Phone: (502) 582-6304
Fax: (502) 582-5326



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Philip Maxson
  • Legis. Dir.: Katelyn Bunning
  • Press Secy.: Stephanie Penn
  • Education LA: Max Richards
  • Telecomm LA: Quentin Scholtz
  • Comm. Dir.: Robert Steurer
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Quentin Scholtz
  • Transportation LA: Amy Nabozny
  • Trade LA: James O'Brien
  • Commerce LA: Quentin Scholtz
  • Labor LA: Max Richards
  • Budget LA: Vacant
  • Government Affairs LA: Max Richards
  • Space - NASA LA: Quentin Scholtz
  • Animal Welfare LA: Quentin Scholtz



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Mitch McConnell 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 Nay 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. Mitch McConnell's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Mitch McConnell 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. Mitch McConnell
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Mitch McConnell


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