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Senator
Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R, AK]
for
Alaska

About

Senator Lisa Murkowski received her BA in Economics from Georgetown University in 1980. She returned to Alaska and received her Law degree from Willamette University in 1985. She was in the DA office in Anchorage for two years and worked in Alaska Commercial Law for eight years. In 1998 Murkowski was elected to Alaska's State House of Representatives and served three terms there. She became the first Alaskan-born Senator when she won the U.S. Senate seat in 2002. Senator Mukowski is the senior Republican Member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee. After losing the Republican primary to Joe Miller, Lisa Murkowski pursued a vigorous write-in campaign, winning narrowly and becoming the first-ever sitting US Senator to be re-elected by write-in. Lisa Murkowski's next Senate race is in 2016.

Bio-Information

D.O.B 05/22/1957
Rank senior
Location Alaska
Office 709 Hart Senate Office Building
Party Republican
Phone 202-224-6665
Fax 202-224-5301

Select Interest Group Rating

86
US Chamber of Commerce
B
Gun Owners of America
56
AFL-CIO
29
American Civil Liberties Union
71
National Taxpayers Union
25
NARAL Pro-Choice America
C
English First
33
League of Women Voters