Sen. Thom Tillis (R-North Carolina)

Sen. Tillis's background

Thomas Roland Tillis is an American politician serving as the junior United States senator from North Carolina since 2015. A Republican, he was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2006, and began serving as the speaker in 2011. He was elected to the United States Senate in 2014, defeating Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan, and reelected in 2020, defeating Democratic nominee Cal Cunningham. As speaker of the state House of Representatives, Tillis led the Republican effort to block the expansion of Medicaid and worked to introduce restrictions on abortion, stringent voting requirements, and a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. In the Senate, he has repeatedly voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act; he introduced a bill intended to protect coverage for preexisting conditions but it was undermined by loopholes and failed to match the ACA's protections.

Bioguide Member ID
North Carolina, USA
113 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
Next election 2026
Votes with party 81.05%
Missed votes 6.1%
Aug 30, 1960 (61 yrs)

The Ukrainian people continue to face Russian aggression and brutality and desperately need our continued support to fight back and win. That’s why I voted in favor of the Ukraine assistance package.

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