Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)

Senator for Vermont, Independent

Bernard Sanders


Home town: Burlington
Born: September 8, 1941
Born in: Brooklyn, NY
Occupation: Educator
Religion: Jewish
Marital status: M
Spouse: Jane
Previous political experience: Mayor of Burlington, 1981-89; US House, 1991-2007; US Senate, 2007-present
Elected in year: 2006
Next election in year: 2024
Education: AB Univ. of Chicago, 1964
Ethnicity: Caucasian


Twitter Handle:
Facebook Address: senatorsanders



Energy and Natural Resources

  • Energy
  • National Parks
  • Water and Power

Environment and Public Works

  • Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety
  • Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water
  • Transportation and Infrastructure

Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

  • Children and Families
  • Primary Health and Retirement Security

Veterans' Affairs


Washington, D.C. Office:

332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-5141
Fax: (202) 228-0776

Burlington Office:

1 Church Street, 3rd Floor
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-862-0697
Fax: (802) 860-6370

St. Johnsbury Office:

481 Summer St., Suite 107
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: 802-332-6186
Fax: (802) 860-6370