Roy (Roy) Blunt (R)
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Capitol: 202.224.5721
FAX: 202.224.8149
District: 417.877.7814
Senator
Room 260 RSOB- Russell Senate Office Building 2 Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510-2508

Residence: Springfield, MO
Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Abigail Perlman   DOB: 1/10/1950
Committee Assignments
RM MemberSenate Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Personnel
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Government Operations and Border Management
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Airland
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Seapower
Ex-OfficioSenate Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
MemberSenate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
MemberSenate Committee on the Judiciary
MemberSenate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
FC MemberSenate Taiwan Caucus
MemberSenate Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (Senate)

Bio

Building on a background as a public servant, university president, and teacher, United States Senator Roy Blunt was elected to the United States Senate in 2010.

Senator Blunt serves as the Chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee and as the Ranking Member of the Senate Rules Committee. He also serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee; the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee; and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He is also the Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education.

The people of Southwest Missouri overwhelmingly elected Senator Blunt seven times to the U.S. House of Representatives. Senator Blunt was elected the Majority Whip earlier in his career than any Member of Congress in eight decades, and he was elected to the Senate leadership during his first year in the Senate. Before serving in Congress, he was a history teacher, a county official, and in 1984 became the first Republican elected as Missouri's Secretary of State in more than 50 years. Senator Blunt also served four years as the president of Southwest Baptist University, his alma mater, in Bolivar, Missouri. Senator Blunt earned an M.A. in history from Missouri State University.

Senator Blunt is a member of the Smithsonian Council for American Art and is a Trustee of the State Historical Society of Missouri. Senator Blunt is also a member of the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees.

The Senator is married to Abigail Blunt and has four children- Matt Blunt, Amy Blunt, Andy Blunt, and Charlie (age 16). Blunt has six grandchildren- Davis Mosby, Ben Blunt, Branch Blunt, Eva Mosby, Allyson Blunt, and Brooks Blunt.