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Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL)

3rd term Democrat from Florida.


Residence: Orlando

Marital Status: Married (Grace)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: FL House, 1972-78; US House, 1979-91; FL Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner, Fire Marshal, 1995-2001; US Senate, 2001-present

Military: USAR, 1965-71

Education: BA Yale University, 1965; JD University of Virginia, 1968

Birthdate: 09/29/1942

Birthplace: Miami, FL

Religion: Presbyterian

Percentage in Last Election: 55%

Major Opponent: Connie Mack


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Bill Nelson.

Website: billnelson.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

716 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5274
Fax: (202) 228-2183

Orlando Office: (more district offices)

225 East Robinson Street, Suite 410
Orlando, Florida 32801
Phone: (407) 872-7161
Fax: (407) 872-7165



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Susie Perez Quinn
  • Scheduler: Christian Pierre-Canel
  • Legis. Dir.: Carla McGarvey
  • Press Secy.: Jackie Mcguinness
  • Comm. Dir.: Ryan Brown


Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Bill Nelson's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Bill Nelson a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.492 - Protect the Guard and Reserve under the new retirement system No Send Message to Sen. Bill Nelson
S.844 - Help injured reservists get Post-9/11 GI Bill credit No Send Message to Sen. Bill Nelson
S.667 - Fix Call Up Orders for Guard and Reserve No Send Message to Sen. Bill Nelson
S.422 - Support Blue Water Navy Veterans Yes Send Message to Sen. Bill Nelson
S.66 - Support full concurrent receipt for disabled military retirees No Send Message to Sen. Bill Nelson


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