or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Chris Coons' Public Statements

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
Aug. 11, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Designate "Manufacturing Universities'
June 25, 2014 Senator Coons' Bipartisan Bill to Help At-Risk Kids Get to College Included in Higher Education Act Reauthorization
June 11, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Make a College Education Affordable
Oct. 24, 2013 Sparks Fly at Delcastle High School as Senator Coons Visits Welding Shop with Bloom Reps
July 10, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Vote to Fix Increase of Student Loan Interest Rates
June 14, 2013 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Legislation Aimed at Disclosing the True Cost of College
June 6, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to Prevent Increase in Student Loan Interest Rates
May 9, 2013 Senators Coons, Rubio Reintroduce Bill to Help Expand Access to College for At-Risk Students
May 8, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013
Sept. 20, 2012 Prominent Education Coalition Endorses Concept Behind Senator Coons' College Access Legislation
July 25, 2012 Supporting Innovation to Fuel Job Creation
June 29, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Vote to Avert Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rates
June 6, 2012 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable Discussion on College Affordability
June 1, 2012 New Study Shows that Savings Accounts Help Expand College Access for Low-Income Students
May 9, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 8, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Vote to Avert Increase of Student Loan Interest Rates
May 2, 2012 Senator Coons, DSU Announce Winners of First-Ever Kent County Science Fair
April 17, 2012 Senator Coons, Representative Fattah Introduce New Tax Credit to Help Kids Go to College
March 31, 2012 Senator Coons and Christina School District Host Workshop to Help Students and Families Apply for Federal Student Aid
March 21, 2012 The News Journal - 'Dream Accounts' Would Be a Boon to United States Education
March 19, 2012 Representative Fattah Joins Senator Coons to Introduce "Dream Accounts" for College Access
March 15, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Jobs and Competitiveness
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: College Accessibility
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Education
Back to top