Sen. Cory Booker

Senator from New Jersey, Democrat

Booker, a Democrat, has been the junior senator from New Jersey since Oct 31, 2013 (next election in 2020).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Booker has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Booker is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Booker for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Cory Booker sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Booker sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (24%) Taxation (15%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Commerce (7%) Education (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Booker’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Booker’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Nay S. 2328: National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
Jun 29, 2016. Motion Agreed to.
Yea S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea S. 2012: Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
Apr 20, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Nay S. 754: Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015
Oct 27, 2015. Bill Passed.
Nay H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.
Nay S. 1177: Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
Jul 16, 2015. Bill Passed.

Missed Votes

From Oct 2013 to Sep 2016, Booker missed 20 of 922 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: