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Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)

3rd term Democrat from Maryland.


Residence: Baltimore

Marital Status: Married (Edelman Cardin)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: MD House, 1967-87; US House, 1987-2007; US Senate, 2007-present

Education: BA University of Pittsburgh, 1964; JD University of Maryland, 1967

Birthdate: 10/05/1943

Birthplace: Baltimore, MD

Religion: Jewish

Percentage in Last Election: 56%

Major Opponent: Daniel Bongino


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Benjamin Cardin.

Website: cardin.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

509 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-4524
Fax: (202) 224-1651

Baltimore Office: (more district offices)

100 S. Charles St., Tower I, Suite 1710
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: (410) 962-4436
Fax: (410) 962-4156



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Christopher Lynch
  • Scheduler: Debbie Yamada
  • Legis. Dir.: Gray Maxwell
  • Comm. Dir.: Sue Walitsky
  • Press Secy.: Tim Zink
  • Health LA: Lauren Jee
  • Financial Services LA: Ron Storhaug
  • Education LA: Mike Thomas
  • Telecomm LA: Gray Maxwell
  • Energy LA: Gray Maxwell
  • Tax LA: Ron Storhaug
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Stephen Ham
  • Military LA: Stephen Ham
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Bill Van Horne
  • Elections LA: Bill Van Horne
  • Foreign Policy LA: Algene Sajery
  • Agriculture LA: Katherine Close
  • Agriculture LA: Shannon Frede
  • Environment LA: Katherine Close
  • Environment LA: Shannon Frede



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Benjamin Cardin 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 Yea Voted For

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

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.662 - A bill to reform the U.S. postal laws. No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin
S.408 - Bill to Establish Programs to Help Prevent of Underage Drinking.' No Send Message to Sen. Benjamin Cardin


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