Bernie Sanders

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General Information

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Position: Out of Office
Party: Democratic
Location: Burlington, VT
Birthday: September 8, 1941 80

Education Information

Known educational history for Bernie Sanders from Burlington, VT.

  • BA, Political Science, University of Chicago, 1964
  • Attended, Brooklyn College, 1959-1960

Political Information

Known political history for Bernie Sanders from Burlington, VT.

  • Candidate, President of the United States, 2016, 2020
  • Candidate, United States Senate, Vermont, 1972, 1974, 2006, 2012, 2018
  • Chair of Outreach, Democratic Leadership, United States Senate, 2017-present
  • Senator, United States Senate, Vermont, 2006-present
  • Representative, United States House of Representatives, Vermont At-Large, 1990-2006
  • Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Vermont, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004
  • Mayor, City of Burlington, 1981-1989
  • Candidate, Governor of Vermont, 1972, 1976, 1986

Professions Information

Known professional history for Bernie Sanders from Burlington, VT.

  • Lecturer, Hamilton College, 1989-1990
  • Lecturer, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1989
  • Director, American People's Historical Society, 1976-1981
  • Former Employee, Bread and Law Task Force
  • Former Researcher, Vermont Department of Taxes

Congressional Information

Known congressional history for Bernie Sanders from Burlington, VT.

  • Co-Chair, Congressional Child Care Caucus, 2003-2004
  • Officer, Congressional Progressive Caucus, 1991-1998
  • Co-Founder, Congressional Progressive Caucus, 1991
  • Co-Chair, Prescription Drug Task Force
  • Former Chair, Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, United States Senate
  • Former Member, Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, United States Senate
  • Former Member, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, United States Senate
  • Former Member, Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee, United States Senate

Organizations Information

Known organizational history for Bernie Sanders from Burlington, VT.

  • Chair, Vermont Liberty Union Party, 1971-1976
  • Member, Friends of Ireland
  • Member, Coalition on Population and Development
  • Member, Northeast-Midwest Coalition
  • Member, National Guard and Reserve Components Organization

Election History

Bernie Sanders from Burlington, VT has participated in elections listed below in the state of Alabama.

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