Strong supporter of whole-life and women's health issues
Senator Joe Manchin was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010 having previously served as the Governor of West Virginia, Secretary of State and in the State legislature. He was born in Farmington, West Virginia, a small coal mining town.
Senator Manchin has been a strong supporter of life voting for defunding Planned Parenthood's abortion business and voting for a 20 Week Abortion Ban. He also understands the needs of women for access the affordable health care voting to restore funding for the Affordable Care Act in 2013.