Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)

Senator for Vermont, Democrat

Patrick J. Leahy


We agree 44% of the time.


Home town: Middlesex
Born: March 31, 1940
Born in: Montpelier, VT
Occupation: Attorney
Religion: Catholic
Marital status: M
Spouse: Marcelle
Previous political experience: Chittendon Co. State's Attorney, 1966-75; US Senate, 1975-present
Elected in year: 1974
Next election in year: 2022
Education: JD Georgetown Univ., 1964
Ethnicity: Caucasian


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Facebook Address: SenatorPatrickLeahy


Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry


  • Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
  • Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
  • Defense
  • Homeland Security
  • Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

Joint Committee on the Library


  • Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights
  • Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism
  • Federal Courts, Oversight, Agency Action, and Federal Rights
  • Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety

Rules and Administration


Washington, D.C. Office:

437 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-4242

Burlington Office:

199 Main Street, 4th Floor
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-863-2525

Montpelier Office:

87 State Street, Room 338
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: 802-229-0569


We Agree
of the time
title level sponsored our position their vote agree/disagree year
Bill: S 205
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S J Res 1
Equal Rights Amendment
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 1831
3D Gun Safety Act of 2019
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1787
Miranda's Law
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S J Res 5
Equal Rights Amendment - Senate
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017
Bill: S 2974
A bill Ensure Funding for National Human Trafficking Hotline
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2016
Bill: S 2577
Justice for All Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2016
Bill: S 524
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2015
Bill: S 178
Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2015