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Chris Coons' Biography

Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr

Contact Information


2301 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19714
Phone: 302-322-1140

Post Office Box 9900
Newark, DE 19714
Phone: 302-322-1140

1105 North Market Street
Suite 100
Wilmington, DE 19801-1233

500 West Loockerman Street
Suite 450
Dover, DE 19904

127A Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons




Wife: Annie; 3 Children: Michael, Jack, Maggie

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Greenwich, CT

Home City:

Wilmington, DE



Attended, University of Nairobi

JD, Yale University, 1988-1992

MAR, Ethics, Yale Divinity School, Yale University, 1989-1992

BA, Political Science/Chemistry, Amherst College, 1981-1985

Senator, United States Senate, 2010-present

Candidate, United States Senate, Delaware, 2020

County Executive, New Castle County, 2005-2010

President, New Castle County Council, 2001-2005

Member, Bicameral Congressional AIDS Caucus

Member, Cloud Task Force, Congressional High Tech Caucus

Member, Congressional Bicameral High-Speed & Intercity Passenger Rail Caucus

Member, Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus

Member, Malaria Working Group

Former Member, Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy, and Environmental Policy Subcommittee, United States Senate

Member, National Service Congressional Caucus

Former Member, Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Privacy, Technology and the Law Subcommittee, United States Senate

Member, Senate Air Force Caucus

Co-Chair, Senate Chicken Caucus

Member, Senate Diabetes Caucus

Member, Senate France Caucus

Co-Chair, Senate Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Caucus

Member, Senate Global Internet Freedom Caucus

Member, Senate India Caucus

Founder and Co-Chair, Senate Law Enforcement Caucus

Member, Senate Manufacturing Caucus

Member, Senate National Guard Caucus

Member, Senate Oceans Caucus

Member, Senate Recycling Caucus

Member, Senate Renewables and Energy Efficiency Caucus

Member, Senate Small Brewers Caucus

Member, Senate Veterans Jobs Caucus

Former Member, State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on East Asia, The Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy, United States Senate

Law Clerk, Judge Jane Richards Roth, United States 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals

Attorney, W.L. Gore and Associates

Board Member, Bear/Glasgow Boys and Girls Club

Member, Council for the Homeless

Board Member, Delaware College of Art and Design

Board Member, First State Innovation

Member, "I Have a Dream" Foundation

Member, Investor Responsibility Research Center

Member, National Coalition for the Homeless

Member, South African Council of Churches