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Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator for Maryland, Democrat

Chris Van Hollen


Home town: Kensington
Born: January 10, 1959
Born in: Karachi, Pakistan
Occupation: Attorney, Gubernatorial Aide, Congressional Aide
Religion: Episcopal
Marital status: M
Spouse: Katherine Wilkens
Previous political experience: US Senate, 2017-present, US House 2003-2017, MD Senate, 1995-2003, MD House 1991-1995
Elected in year: 2016
Next election in year: 2022
Family: 3 children
Education: JD Georgetown Univ., 1990
Ethnicity: Caucasian


Twitter Handle: @chrisvanhollen
Facebook Address: chrisvanhollen


Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry

  • Commodities, Risk Management and Trade
  • Nutrition, Agricultural Research, and Specialty Crops
  • Rural Development and Energy


  • Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
  • Financial Services and General Government
  • Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
  • Legislative Branch
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

  • Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
  • Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
  • Securities, Insurance, and Investment



Washington, D.C. Office:

110 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-4654
Fax: (202) 224-8858