Sen. Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) biography

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Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC)

3rd term Republican from North Carolina.


Residence: Winston-Salem

Marital Status: Married (Brooke)

Prev. Occupation: Marketing Manager

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1995-2005; US Senate, 2005-present

Education: BA Wake Forest University, 1978

Birthdate: 11/30/1955

Birthplace: Charlottesville, VA

Religion: Methodist

Percentage in Last Election: 51%

Major Opponent: Deborah Ross


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Richard Burr.


Washington, D.C. Office:

217 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3154

Winston-Salem Office: (more district offices)

2000 West First Street, Suite 508
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104
Phone: (828) 685-8916
Fax: (336) 631-5125



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Natasha Hickman
  • Scheduler: Michael Sorenson
  • Legis. Dir.: Christopher Toppings
  • Comm. Dir.: Caitlin Carroll
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Ann Woods Hawks
  • Education LA: Christopher Toppings
  • Trade LA: Ann Woods Hawks
  • Commerce LA: Ann Woods Hawks
  • Labor LA: Steve Perrotta
  • Budget LA: John McDonald
  • Telecomm LA: John McDonald
  • Transportation LA: John McDonald
  • Government Affairs LA: Ann Woods Hawks
  • Space - NASA LA: John McDonald
  • Animal Welfare LA: Vacant



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Richard Burr 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. Richard Burr's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Richard Burr 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. Richard Burr
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. Richard Burr


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