Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) biography

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Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)

8th term Democrat from Vermont.


Residence: Middlesex

Marital Status: Married (Marcelle)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: Chittendon Co. State's Attorney, 1966-75; US Senate, 1975-present

Education: BA St. Michael's College, 1961; JD Georgetown University, 1964

Birthdate: 03/31/1940

Birthplace: Montpelier, VT

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 61%

Major Opponent: Scott Milne


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Patrick Leahy.


Washington, D.C. Office:

437 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-4242

Burlington Office: (more district offices)

199 Main Street, 4th Floor
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: (802) 863-2525



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: John Dowd
  • Scheduler: Kevin McDonald
  • Legis. Dir.: Erica Chabot
  • Comm. Dir.: David Carle
  • Telecomm LA: Vacant
  • Transportation LA: Vacant
  • Trade LA: Sherman Patrick
  • Commerce LA: Vacant
  • Labor LA: Vacant
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Kathryn Toomajian
  • Education LA: Kathryn Toomajian
  • Budget LA: Kelsey Kobelt
  • Government Affairs LA: John Dowd
  • Space - NASA LA: Sherman Patrick
  • Animal Welfare LA: Andrew Bahrenburg



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

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


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