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Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.

Senator (1st full term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: New Castle County Council president, 2001-05; New Castle County executive, 2005-10
Born: September 9, 1963; Greenwich, Conn.
Residence: Wilmington
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Annie Lingenfelter; three children
Education: Amherst College, A.B. 1985; Yale U., J.D. 1992; Yale U., M.A.R. 1992
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Energy-Water; Financial Services - Ranking Member; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Foreign Relations (Africa and Global Health Policy; East Asia; State Department and USAID Management); Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights; Constitution; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts - Ranking Member; Privacy, Technology & the Law); Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Select Ethics
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 31st ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 4,913 followers
State Clout: Delaware is 27th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2010 Election Results

2014 Election Results

Candidate

Chris Coons (D)
Kevin Wade (R)
Andrew Groff (GREEN)

Votes

130,655
98,823
4,560

%

55.8%
42.2%
1.9%