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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annie; 3 Children: Michael, Jack, Maggie
Birth Date: 09/09/1963
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
July 16, 2014 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable on Voting Rights Protections
June 25, 2014 Senator Coons Urges Senate Republicans to Support Bill to Restore Voting Rights Act
June 18, 2014 Bill to Overturn Citizens United Takes Important Step Forward
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee - Election Administration: Innovation, Administrative Improvements and Cost Savings
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Set Clear Rules for Political Activity by Dark Money Groups
Jan. 22, 2014 President's Elections Commission Includes Recommendations Addressed by Senator Coons' Election Reform Bill
Jan. 16, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Restore Protections in Voting Rights Act
July 30, 2013 On Eve of Zimbabwean Elections, Senator Coon Urges Transparency and Accountability
June 11, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairman Bauer and Co-Chairman Ginsburg - Steps to Reduce Voting Wait Times
March 28, 2013 Senator Coons Voices Support for President's Commission on Election Reform
Jan. 24, 2013 Senators Reintroduce the FAST Voting Act to Help States Improve their Elections
Jan. 23, 2013 Senators reintroduce the FAST Voting Act to help states improve their elections
Dec. 10, 2012 Fast Voting Act
Nov. 15, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 15, 2012 Senator Coons Introduces FAST Voting Act to Help States Improve Their Elections
Oct. 2, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Decision on Pennsylvania's Controversial Voter ID Law
July 17, 2012 Senator Coons Votes to Require Increased Transparency from Super PACs
July 16, 2012 Disclose Act
Jan. 26, 2012 Testimony: Total Hours for Early Voting in this Year's Florida Primary Down by 1,888 hours -- or, Nearly 30 Percent - Compared to four Years Ago
Oct. 16, 2010 Blog: Taking Nothing for Granted
Oct. 5, 2010 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Sept. 30, 2010 Blog: Just a Few Hours Left
Sept. 23, 2010 Blog: Distractions
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Elections and Campaign Finance
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