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Do you know your state's senators?

  • New Mexico: Martin Heinrich

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2013
    - Years in office: 7 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; Albuquerque City Council

    Martin Heinrich served in the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. He handily won his 2018 re-election bid.

  • New Mexico: Tom Udall

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2009
    - Years in office: 11 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2020
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; Attorney General of New Mexico; Assistant U.S. Attorney

    Tom Udall is a former attorney and has served in the Senate since 2008. Udall is up for re-election in 2020.

  • New York: Charles E. Schumer

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 1999
    - Years in office: 21 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2022
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; New York State Assembly

    Chuck Schumer is the Senate Minority Leader, and has served in the Senate since 1998. He is considered one of the most influential political leaders on immigration reform. Schumer is up for re-election in 2022.

  • New York: Kirsten E. Gillibrand

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 26, 2009
    - Years in office: 11 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; U.S. HUD special counsel

    Kirsten Gillibrand was a U.S. representative before becoming a senator. She has been a champion of women’s rights over the course of the #MeToo movement.

  • North Carolina: Richard Burr

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2005
    - Years in office: 15 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2022
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House

    Richard Burr won re-election in 2016 in North Carolina, considered a battleground state. Burr opposed the Iran nuclear deal and is up for re-election in 2022.

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  • North Carolina: Thom Tillis

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2015
    - Years in office: 5 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2020
    - Previous office(s): Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives

    Thom Tillis became a senator in 2014 after serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. He serves on the Committee on Aging and the Committee on Armed Services. He is up for re-election in 2020.

  • North Dakota: John Hoeven

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2011
    - Years in office: 9 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2022
    - Previous office(s): Governor of North Dakota

    John Hoeven was North Dakota’s governor for 10 years before becoming a senator. He won his seat in 2016, and is up for re-election in 2022.

  • North Dakota: Kevin Cramer

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2019
    - Years in office: 1 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; North Dakota Public Service Commissioner

    Sen. Kevin Cramer won his spot in the Senate by unseating incumbent Heidi Heitkamp in 2018. He has been a mostly straight-line Republican, voting with his party on the vast majority of bills.

  • Ohio: Rob Portman

    - Political party affiliation: Republican
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2011
    - Years in office: 9 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2022
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; U.S. Trade Representative; Director of the Office of Management and Budget

    Sen. Rob Portman served under President George W. Bush. He reversed his position on same-sex marriage to support the historic Supreme Court ruling, but supports defunding Planned Parenthood. He is up for re-election in 2022.

  • Ohio: Sherrod Brown

    - Political party affiliation: Democratic
    - Assumed Senate seat on: Jan. 3, 2007
    - Years in office: 13 years, 4 months
    - Current term up in: 2024
    - Previous office(s): U.S. House; Ohio Secretary of State; Ohio House of Representatives

    Sherrod Brown won his 2012 re-election campaign by six points. Brown serves on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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