Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) biography

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

4th term Republican from Alaska. Appt. 2002.


Residence: Girdwood

Marital Status: Married (Verne Martell)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: AK House, 1999-2002; US Senate, 2002-present

Education: BA Georgetown University, 1980; JD Willamette University, 1985

Birthdate: 05/22/1957

Birthplace: Ketchikan, AK

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 44%

Major Opponent: Joe Miller


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Lisa Murkowski.


Washington, D.C. Office:

522 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6665
Fax: (202) 224-5301

Anchorage Office: (more district offices)

510 L Street, Suite 600
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone: (907) 271-3735
Fax: (877) 857-0322



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Michael Pawlowski
  • Exec. Asst.: Kristen Daimler-Nothdurft
  • Legis. Dir.: Garrett Boyle
  • Press Secy.: Hannah Ray
  • Telecomm LA: Michael Pawlowski
  • Transportation LA: Michael Pawlowski
  • Trade LA: Michael Pawlowski
  • Commerce LA: Michael Pawlowski
  • Labor LA: Karen McCarthy
  • Comm. Dir.: Karina Petersen
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Karen McCarthy
  • Education LA: Karen McCarthy
  • Budget LA: Michael Pawlowski
  • Government Affairs LA: Karen McCarthy
  • Space - NASA LA: Ann Robertson
  • Animal Welfare LA: Karen McCarthy



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

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


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