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Sen. Thomas Carper (D-DE)

3rd term Democrat from Delaware.


Residence: Wilmington

Marital Status: Married (Martha)

Prev. Occupation: Public Official

Prev. Political Exp.: DE Treasurer, 1977-83; US House, 1983-93; DE Governor, 1993-2001

Military: USN, 1968-73; USNR, 1973-91

Education: BA Ohio State University, 1968; MBA University of Delaware, 1975

Birthdate: 01/23/1947

Birthplace: Beckley, WV

Religion: Presbyterian

Percentage in Last Election: 66%

Major Opponent: Kevin Wade


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Thomas Carper via Web Form.

Website: carper.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

513 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2441
Fax: (202) 228-2190

Wilmington Office: (more district offices)

301 North Walnut Street, Suite 102L-1
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Phone: (302) 573-6291
Fax: (302) 573-6434



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Bill Ghent
  • Scheduler: Bryan Mack
  • Comm. Dir.: Christine Brennan
  • Health LA: Lynn Sha
  • Tax LA: Chris Prendergast
  • Commerce LA: Chris Prendergast
  • Legis. Dir.: Emily Spain
  • Labor LA: Brian Papp
  • Environment LA: Mary Frances Repko
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Lynn Sha
  • Space - NASA LA: Andrew Shine



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Thomas Carper voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P H.R. 4; A bill to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes 04/05/2011 Yea Voted For
A Senate Vote to Repeal 1099 Mandate 02/02/2011 Nay Voted Against
P S. 181, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 01/22/2009 Yea Voted Against

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. Thomas Carper's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Thomas Carper a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1486 - Postal Reform Act of 2013 Yes Send Message to Sen. Thomas Carper
S.959 - Pharmaceutical Compounding Quality and Accountability Act No Send Message to Sen. Thomas Carper
S.1789 - 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2012 Yes Send Message to Sen. Thomas Carper


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