Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation:
Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security

Chairman:
Sen. Kelly Ayotte [R-NH]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA]
Republicans:
12
Democrats:
10

The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

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Subcommittee Members

Chairman
Kelly Ayotte
New Hampshire
Republican
Ranking Member
Maria Cantwell
Washington
Democrat
Ex Officio
Bill Nelson
Florida
Democrat
Ex Officio
John Thune
South Dakota
Republican
Richard Blumenthal
Connecticut
Democrat
Roy Blunt
Missouri
Republican
Cory Booker
New Jersey
Democrat
Ted Cruz
Texas
Republican
Deb Fischer
Nebraska
Republican
Cory Gardner
Colorado
Republican
Dean Heller
Nevada
Republican
Ron Johnson
Wisconsin
Republican
Amy Klobuchar
Minnesota
Democrat
Joe Manchin III
West Virginia
Democrat
Edward “Ed” Markey
Massachusetts
Democrat
Jerry Moran
Kansas
Republican
Gary Peters
Michigan
Democrat
Marco Rubio
Florida
Republican
Brian Schatz
Hawaii
Democrat
Dan Sullivan
Alaska
Republican
Tom Udall
New Mexico
Democrat
Roger Wicker
Mississippi
Republican

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