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Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-GA 2nd District)

14th term Democrat from Georgia 2nd District.


Residence: Albany

Marital Status: Married (Vivian)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: GA House, 1977-90; GA Senate, 1991-92, US House 1993-present

Military: USA, 1969-1971

Education: BA Morehouse College, 1968; JD Emory University, 1971

Birthdate: 02/04/1947

Birthplace: Mobile, AL

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Gregory Duke


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr..

Website: bishop.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

2407 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-1002
Phone: (202) 225-3631
Fax: (202) 225-2203

Albany Office: (more district offices)

323 Pine Avenue
Albany, Georgia 31701
Phone: (229) 439-8067
Fax: (229) 436-2099


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Michael Reed
  • Scheduler: Kelsey Beck
  • Comm. Dir.: Lauren Hughes
  • Agriculture LA: Cheryl Herbaugh
  • Elections LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Legis. Dir.: Jonathan Halpern
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Health LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Foreign Policy LA: Jonathan Halpern
  • Veteran Affairs LA: LeVar Armstrong
  • Military LA: LeVar Armstrong
  • Financial Services LA: Jonathan Black
  • Telecomm LA: Jonathan Black
  • Education LA: N'Dea Rackard
  • Energy LA: Jonathan Black
  • Environment LA: LeVar Armstrong
  • Tax LA: Jonathan Black



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Johnson of Connecticut Amendment, as Amended; Energy Policy Act of 2005 04/20/2005 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Budget for FY 2006 03/17/2005 Yea Voted For
P Providing for consideration of H.R. 3394; Cyber Security Research and Development Act 02/07/2002 Yea Voted For
P Clean Lakes Program 04/12/2000 Yea Not Scored
F Organ Procurement and Transplantation 04/04/2000 Nay 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 Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.'s cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.1182 - Bill to Amend the Truth in Lending Act Yes Send Message to Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr.


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