6th term Democrat from Maryland 8th District.
Marital Status: Married (Katherine)
Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Gubernatorial Aide
Prev. Political Exp.: MD House, 1991-95; MD Senate, 1995-2003
Education: BA Swarthmore College, 1982; MPP Harvard University, 1985; JD Georgetown University, 1990
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Percentage in Last Election: 63%
Major Opponent: Kenneth Timmerman
Current Elected Office Contact Information
Contact Rep. Chris Van Hollen via Web Form.
Washington, D.C. Office:1707 Longworth House Office Building,
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Current Elected Office Key Votes:
These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Chris Van Hollen voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.
|Status||Name of Legislation||Date||Voted||Score|
|F||Middle Class Tax Relief Act of 2012||08/01/2012||Yea|
|P||FY 2013 House Budget Reconciliation||05/10/2012||Nay|
|P||FY 2013 House Budget Resolution (the "Ryan Budget")||03/29/2012||Nay|
|P||CLASS Act Repeal||02/01/2012||Nay|
|F||Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution of 2011||11/18/2011||Nay|
|P||Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011||07/19/2011||Nay|
|P||The House FY 2012 Budget Resolution (known as the Ryan Budget)||04/15/2011||Nay|
|A||Restoring IDEA funding to the FY 2011 House Appropriation Bill, HR 1||02/17/2011||Nay|
|P||Repealing the Health Care Reform Law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)||01/19/2011||Nay|
|P||Training and Research for Autism Improvements Nationwide (TRAIN) Act||09/23/2010||Yea|
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|P = Passed||= Voted With Us|
|A = Agreed To||= Voted Against Us|
|R = Rejected||= Not Scored|
|C = Confirmed||= Ineligible to Vote|
|F = Failed|
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Current Elected Office Bills:
Here is Rep. Chris Van Hollen's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Chris Van Hollen a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.
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|Bill Name||Cosponsor?||Send Message|
|H.R.5209 - Avonte's Law Act of 2014||No|
|H.R.4619 - A bill to amend the IRS Code to make permanent the exclusion from gross income of distributions f...||No|
|H.R.4122 - Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2014||No|
|H.R.4630 - Caring for Military Children with Developmental Disabilities Act of 2014||No|
|H.R.1601 - Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act of 2013||No|
|H.R.2352 - Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act of 2013||No|
|H.R.4136 - IDEA Full Funding Act of 2014||Yes|
|H.R.1893 - Keeping All Students Safe Act of 2013||No|
|H.R.4631 - the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2014||Yes|
|H.R.1751 - Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act of 2013||No|
|H.R.3712 - Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act of 2013||No|